Postcard mailed from Rockford during WWII arrives at NY home - – Rockford’s News Leader

Postcard mailed from Rockford during WWII arrives at NY home


A postcard written on July 4, 1943, has finally made it to its intended address.

Pauline and Theresa Leisenring's parents mailed them the postcard while they were visiting their son George, who was stationed at Rockford's Medical Center Barracks at Camp Grant during World War II.

The beginning of the postcard reads, "Dear Pauline and Theresa, We arrived safe, had a good trip, but we are good and tired." The card was mailed to the Leisenring's home in Elmira, New York, but didn't make it to the address until last week.

A different family now lives in the home and the postcard may have been found and placed in the mail by someone outside the postal service.


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