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The Army Museum

Card, Greeting


Accession number: 2016.08.53
Category: Writing device
Date: December 1918
Materials: Paper
Measurements: 10 cm L x 12.3 cm W
Military Unit: 25th Battalion
Culture: Canadian
Subject: First World War, Christmas
Narrative: Part of a larger lot of items belonging to Lieutenant Colonel William MacKinnon
Description: A natural thick paper card with a left side fold with a double punched hole at left centre with a small navy blue and a burgundy ribbon bow; Front has major battles "Cambrai" "Arras" "Vimy" "Amiens" at the corners and a slightly embossed emblem of the 25th Battalion in the centre; Inside is a greeting for "Christmas 1918" from the "Commanding Officer and Officers of / the 25th Nova Scotia Battalion / In the Field"