1914 CANADA-GB…WW1-CANADIAN OVERSEAS EXPEDITIONARY FORCE… [17364]

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1914 (Oct 14) Plain stampless envelope to Burley in Wharfdale cancelled unframed Received From H.M. Ship / No Charge to be Raised with G J. Allcock signature below together with large Crown over circular Canadian Overseas / Expeditionary Force with in centre Maple Leaf & Oct with manuscript 14th inserted & Field Post Office date stamp in mauve & on back Leeds 13 (16 Oct) transit cds ……..The first Canadian troops embarked 3 October 1914 aboard R.M.S. Franconia & landed Plymouth on the 15th & these scarce hammers were only used for a short period of time

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