The first time may Grandfather enlisted was aged 19 on 29th May 1911 into the Royal Marine Light Infantry Corps. The message on the post card reads...
"Dear Mother, This is our latest photograph, taken at the last inspection. I am in the line somewhere, perhaps you can pic me out? Hope you are quite well. With Love Herbert."
Within 12 Months his mother had bought out his commission - against his will as far as I can tell from the one way correspondance.
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