Vintage snack: an army uniform and a pillbox hat in Egypt #Wedding Porn#hat#military#vintage weddings November 10 | Catherine Clark bijouxandbits Caroline is our illustrious copyeditor who keeps the editors in check with her grammar whip. She also has some cute photos of her grandparents' wedding from 1944 that were definitely worth showing. You've got to love a dame in a pillbox hat and her uniformed fella. Here is what Caroline had to say about her grandparents: My maternal grandparents, Joan and Jim, were married in Alexandria, Egypt, on February 18th, 1944. They were both serving in North Africa: my granny as an ambulance driver with the British army and my grandfather as an engineer with the South African army. My granny sewed her own dress and made her own bouquet, and my grandfather wore his uniform. On the back of the photo where they are exiting the building, my granny wrote "Being pelted with rice." They couldn't take any time off after the wedding, but they did get to visit each other in marriage quarters from then on! They celebrated their 67th anniversary this year together in southern Africa, where they've lived since the war ended. Do you have vintage wedding photos hidden away? Email me! Try to include as much info as you know about the photo, plus your Tribe or personal URL, if you have one. Get your daily dose of Offbeat AWESOME Reporter Name * Reporter Email * Original text Enter the original text here. Edited text* Enter your suggested copyedit here. Notes You can add a note for the editor here. * Required information. Fix Typo Catherine Clark Catherine Clark is Offbeat Bride's Senior Editor. In her spare time she loiters at her local library, makes art, watches movies en masse, plays video and tabletop games, poorly cooks healthy things, cuddles with her feline fur baby, and blogs at BijouxandBits.com. @enidjcoleslaw @bijouxandbits @bijouxandbits PREVIOUS A step-by-step guide to making your OWN wedding album with Blurb books NEXT Bonnie & Robert's intimate zen DIY wedding Show/Hide comments [ 6 ] That is an adorable story and an adorable photo too! 1 agrees Reply Thanks Tina! 🙂 Reply Oh, how I wish there were more photos! So beautiful and classic. 1 agrees Reply Thanks Cate! I know — I wish there were, too! Reply Funny how they only took a few photos at weddings "back in the day", and now it's evolved into multi-shoot, multi-media photograganzas. I guess it's proof you don't actually have to spend a ton on photos. 1 agrees Reply OH SO related: On wedding photography minimalism Reply Join the conversation Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Participate in this conversation via emailGet only replies to your comment, the best of the rest, as well as a daily recap of all comments on this post. No more than a few emails daily, which you can reply to/unsubscribe from directly from your inbox. No-drama comment policy Part of what makes the Offbeat Empire different is our commitment to civil, constructive commenting. Make sure you're familiar with our no-drama comment policy. Biz owners & wedding bloggers Please just use your real name in your comment, not your business name or blog title. Our comments are not the place to pimp your website. If you want to promote your stuff on Offbeat Bride, join us as an advertiser instead.