1927 CHINA – GB…BRITISH FORCES SHANGHAI DEFENCE FORCE O.H.M.S .. [20516]

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1927 (Oct 5) O.H.M.S. printed envelope to Officer i/c Base records, Deptford, 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 Consulate 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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