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'To my Dear Daddy away on Duty.'

A British sentimental postcard

Presented on the front of this postcard are a photographic portrait of an embracing British soldier and child beneath a spray of flowers and a Union flag. The adjacent text is a heading – ‘To my Dear Daddy away on Duty’ – with the verse below reading, ‘Daddy, dear, how much I miss you / Tongue can never tell, / And every night I pray that you / Are keeping safe and well / Although dark times have …