1918 GB – FIJI….WW1 FIJI CONTINGENT in BELGIUM ADVANCING to GERMANY… [20649]

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1918 (Jan 2) Plain stampless envelope with vertical crease to Francis Reay, Suva endorsed On Active Service & cancelled Field Post Office 35 cds used by FPO 2 during this security period & located Belgium on the advance towards Germany with red oblong (CM6) Crown Passed By Censor No 2497 & on reverse Suva (19 Mar) arrival cds…..A rare item the first Fijian contingent of 101 Fijian men plus 6 European Officers left for France on 17 May 1917 & were initially engaged in unloading ships in Calais ref: www.freewebs.com/fiji/ www.freewebs.com/fiji/

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