Portobello Beach & Pier

17th Lancers 'Laying Down Horses' Exercise

Postcard in P W & M Vello Series  -  Portobello Beach + Pier  -  17th Lancers 'Laying Horses' exercise

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Mike Kelly, Littlehampton, West Sussex, England.
    Mike  served with the 17th/21st Lancers from his 17th birthday in June 1977 until 1992.

 

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       Postcard in P W & M Vello Series  -  Portobello Beach + Pier  -  17th Lancers 'Laying Down Horses' Exercise

 

Portobello Beach and Pier

17th Lancers 'Laying Down Horses' Exercise

17th Lancers

Thank you to Mike Kelly for allowing me to reproduce this postcard in the PWM Vello series titled:

''17th Lancers 'Lying Down Horses' Exercise.  Portobello Beach"

This postcard has not been sent through the post, but others in the series are known to have been posted in 1904 and 1905.

Portobello Pier

Portobello Pier is in the background of the photo at the top of this page.  Here is another view of the pier.  The pier was demolished in 1917.

   Valentine Postcard of Portobello Pier -  Pastel Shades

 

Photos:  Piershill Barracks    17th Lancers

Recollections:  17th Lancers

 

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