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Tuck's Post Card:
Robert Tuck & Sons
Hand Coloured Carbonette No. 4209
Art publishers to their majesties
the King & Queen
Printed in England
"This postal card was bought at Alevard-des-Bains, France, by Oscar Lumrud, the 5th of November 1918 when on leave and given to me at Simmern, Germany the 12th of December, 1918. I wrote this in a 'mad house' which we at first had for an orderly room, at Freis on the Moselle River, Germany.December 15th 1918."
Editor's Note: This post card was mailed back to his brother Frank in Vermont at the end of World War I by Private First Class Thomas B. Tetreault, 559633, who served in Company A, 58th Infantry as a runner. He was wounded in combat three times, once by German artillery shrapnel and twice by gassing both mustard and phosgene. Tommy, a skilled machinist, was born and died in Newport, Vermont
3 April 1896 27 August 1982.
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