Nephew Traced in WWI Postcard Mystery

Posted by admin on Jan 7, 2011

The nephew of a World War I soldier who lost a postcard while being treated in a military hospital nearly 100 years ago has been traced. Workers repairing the village hall in Shepreth found the card which had slipped inside a wooden panel.

The card was sent to Private Edward Wolstencroft of the Royal Fusiliers by a woman called Nellie in April 1915. Villagers will now meet his nephew, Paul Wolstencroft, from Hertfordshire, to decide what to do with the card.

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