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The unexpected find of Michael J. Thompson
A crucifix discovered
Metal cross Postcard 6 may 1918 Postcard 11 dec 1918
The metal cross shown here was found by Michael in a bombed out building while he was stationed in France, ca 1918. Postcards sent to his wife while he was away, one telling her he was sailing to France that night. Postcard written in Folkstone 6 May 1918 to Mrs Theresa Thompson, my mother, from my father Michael J. Thompson, posted 7pm. Postcard written in Folkstone 11 Dec 1918 to Mrs Theresa, my mother, from my father Michael J. Thompson, posted 2pm.