1918 AUSTRALIA …WW1 A.I.F forces in FRANCE… [19965]

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1918 (Apr 17) Plain stampless envelope endorsed On Active Service with small opening faults to Port Cygnet, Tasmania from 7504 Pte R.H. Hall, D Coy, 40th Battalion A.I.F. together with 4 page letter (Page 1 missing) written on Australian Commonwealth Military Forces YMCA In the Field paper “Lockley was killed at Dressing Station, not far from here” “I’m in the Lewis machine gun section” “Here is nothing but death & destruction even Churches the Germans have raised to the ground” “Dug up bones of dead when digging trench” cancelled FPO 198 cds & with violet oblong Passed by Censor /No 4582 hand stamp.
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During this security period FPO 1.Y was used by the Australian 10th Brigade on the Western Front

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