I received mail from my great-great-grandfather! The other day I found three postcards online where my great-great-grandfather Jerome Dreissen’s fish business orders eels from a Danish fish exporter. An accidental but delightful genealogical discovery.
The Dreissen family organized a bold correspondence service for soldiers and even the Belgian government in WWI. Right from the beginning of hostilities in 1914, the Dreissen family established a free and regular correspondence service for soldiers between the front, Holland and Belgium. They also handled mail for the Belgian government and diplomacy in The…