1915 GREAT BRITAIN..WW1 NAVAL during GALLIPOLI CAMPAIGN… [20978]

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1915 Plain stampless envelope with back flap roughly opened to South Hayling, Hants cancelled on arrival LONDON / RECEIVED FROM H.M. SHIP NO CHARGE TO BE RAISED (11 Sep) & with violet oval PASSED BY SHIP’S CENSOR (Gould 7C 40) handstamp allocated to battleship H.M.S. Swiftsure that was operating off Gallipoli at this time……H.M.S. Swiiftsure was unsuccessfully attacked by a German U-boat on 18 September 1915 whilst sailing from Mudros to Sulva Bay, identifiable Naval mail from the campaign is difficult comes together with unused sepia postcard of the vessel

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