1927 CHINA – GB…BRITISH FORCES SHANGHAI DEFENCE FORCE .. [20517]

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1927 (Sep 5) Plain envelope to Hyde Park, London bearing GB GV 1½d tied scarce Field Post Office 3 cds located Hayims camp.
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In January 1927 mobs supported by Cantonese & elements of the Nationalists Army attacked the British Conulate in Nanking other threats against British interests in Shanghai prompted action & problems had subsided by the end of the year although some military units remained until the outbreak of WW2 .. Several FPO’s served military units FPO 3 being scarcer.

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