25 Feb 2011
Postcard Came in 94 Years — Postcards are usually sent to deliver news, speech, or short message, because the postcards have little space to write, not like the other letters written on paper. Did you know that there is a postcard that came in 94 years?
A postcard from a soldier in First World War battlefields should be sent to arrive 94 years later.
Alfred Arthur, who was then aged 19, wrote a letter to his sister Ellen in January 1916 from the camp at Newhaven, East Sussex, the day before he was sent to France.
The message reads: “My little sister Nell, only this postcard that can mewakilkanku, that I will never forget you. I expect to always pray and support. As well as a line of sentence reply from you. Your brother, Alfred”.
However, the postcard was not achievin