Signaller SYDNEY HIBBETT: POSTCARD to Mr & Mrs Hibbett, 95 Foden Rd. Walsall, Staffordshire.
c/o Mrs. Pleasance, 44 Cromwell Rd, Luton.
Here we are in the land of hats and what not again (1).
Billeted in different parts of town to Tavistock St. (2). With Evans and two other nonentities. Tommies of usual type. Bert got separated but is next door with very good fellows. Left Saffron Walden at 10 am arr. here at 2 pm.
Our road is on the left in the middle of this photo where the pencil mark is (3). Very fashionable part but usual type of house this.
Weather foggy & raw. Letter following,
(1) Luton renowned for hat-making. (2)Rough Billets of Sept.1914. (3) Mark just visible between 2nd & 3rd tree, middle row.
POSTCARD: Bedford Road is now ‘Old Bedford Road’. From my flat (right) I walked across Park (left) to teach at Luton High School for Girls (1961-1965).
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