1918 AUSTRALIA …WW1 fom DUGOUT AT the SCENE of ACTION UNDER FIRE in FRANCE.. [19961]

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1918 (Jul 28) A.F. W. 3078 On Active Service honour envelope to Port Cygnet, Tasmania with circular blue CH. 1 /Crown /Passed By /Censor hand stamp applied at Hobart together with 3 page letter page 1 written on YMCA with the Australian Imperial Force & other 2 on YMCA with the British Expeditionary Force printed paper to Lelia from her brother Roy H. Hall, 40th battalion headed “Written from a Dugout at the Scene of Action, France” with fantastic content “had my Rifle destroyed with a piece of shrapnel this morning but luckily I was not injured” “Written in great haste under shell fire” “Shell fire is a terrrible thing”.
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Great item CH. 1 censor of Hobart seems less common than it’s partner CL. 1 of Launceston

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