1914 GB-FRANCE [RED CROSS-HOSPITAL-TAXED & DELETED] [10750]

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1914(Nov 17) Plain envelope bearing GV 1d to Hotel Pais Boulogne with hexagonal T / 30 h/s in black & alongside French 20c & 10c Postage Dues tied Calais [18 Nov] d/s , various manuscript annotations including British P.O., Shifted to Hardelot, British Red Cross Unit No 2 & Lahore Hospital & with large circular British red Cross & Order of St. Johns / 30 Dec 1914 /Base P.O. h/s in red with on reverse various types of Base Office D d/s between 4 – 26 Jan 1915 applied trying to locate him. Sent back to UK & later returned to France with on reverse Inconnu / a’ Hardelot label & on face London 19 Jan 15 d/s & with remains of additional redirection label applied with on reverse Base Office / D [26 Jan] transit d/s & Hardelot / Calais [6 Feb] arrival d/s with at some point Post Dues deleted in red ink…………………………….[Fascinating item]

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