A Postcard from 1920

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Thanks to Chris Hull who submitted this photo and text. Does anyone else have any historical photos or stories they want to share?

Going through more of my Father items, I recently discovered a delicate buff envelope with my Grans handwriting on. Inside was this postcard showing the Curry Rivel War Memorial and attendance on the second anniversary of Armistice Day, 11th November 1920.

A note inside stated it had been bought from Curry Rivel Post Office around Christmas time that year for 3d (1p-2p in current coinage).

An image from a hundred years ago, come this November 11th.

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