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She served with the 2nd Cruiser Squadron for most of the First World War.

The ship did not participate in the Battle of Jutland in 1916, but did sink the German raider Leopard in 1917 Mc Gill’s postcards inspired those on the home front by showing the derring do of military men at home and abroad Even Kaiser Bill has someone to love him – even if it is the devil in this cartoon by Donald Mc Gill Not so friendly – in this cartoon Kaiser Bill is compared to an irritating fly by Donald Mc Gill At the height of his fame Mc Gill only earned three guineas a design, but today his postcards are highly sought after with his original artwork going for up to £1,700 in auction and up to £2,500 in London Galleries.

‘Donald lost his foot in a rugby accident so he couldn’t partake in the fighting, but he did a big effort for the war by producing thousands of patriotic cards,’ said James Bissell-Thomas, the owner of the Donald Mc Gill Postcard Museum in Ryde, Isle of Wight.

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Nick Higham has been for a preview of the exhibition in Ryde on the Isle of Wight.

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Ooh saucy: A Mc Gill postcard often had a double meaning Beach boy: Mc Gill could even get away with penis jokes Two old men ogling a young lady but that’s all they’re doing. Mc Gill’s cards show the men serving at the front as well as the realities facing their families at home.

His designs cover issues such as rationing, home service, war profiteers, recruitment and soldiers in training.

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