READER Nick Daniels answered the News’ call for old pictures of Chard when he dusted off this postcard of the town.

Nick’s grandfather Edgar Pidgeon snr is pictured with a friend in front of Chard School.

Mr Pidgeon lived in Leigh cottage with his wife and three children and worked as a lace hand at the Boden Street works.

He played for the works football team and was a veteran of the First World War, serving in Shewbo, Burma.

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