44: The Battery, New Brighton (1916)

The Battery, New BrightonThe Battery, New Brighton

A typical view of the fort. The area in front of the fort, where people are paddling, is now a boating lake.

Message

Dearest
Tuesday morning
it started raining
are you still having
fine weather hope
you are well
Ta ta just off to St Helens

[My thanks to Alan Sanders for decipering this]

Sent on 15 Aug 1916 to

Mr M Barrew
336 Hithergreen Lane
Lewisham
London S