1918 FRANCE-GERMAN EAST AFRICA [ BELGIAN & BRITISH FORCES-RETURNED ] [16278]

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1918(Feb 16) Plain stampless env to Monsieur Jean Lasidlechet? Dar es Salaam, Afrique O. All. Occupation Belge & much re-directed w/on rev Mombasa [5 Apr] + Indian FPO 42 [5 Apr] + B.P.C.V.P.K/No 16 [15 Apr] + B.P.C.V.P.K/No 11 [17 & 20 May] d/s & w/manu “Not with Belgian Troops 17/5 1918” in red ink w/on face in same hand & ink “Try British Troops and Civilians at DES or Return ho” & w/boxed Retour/L’ Envoyeur/Non Reclame h/s in violet overlaid by manu “Not Called for & not any idea of the Addresse at Base etc in red ink & on rev Kigoma [17 May]d/s for return from Belgians to British then London/FS 20 [17 Sep] transit d/s & Evreux [27 Sep] arrival d/s [Extraordinary & in remarkable condition for a transit of 223 days]

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