1940 EGYPT-AUSTRALIA [AUSTRALIAN FORCES-WAR CORRESSPONDENT] [16667]

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1940(Nov 11)Printed longer airmail env to Killara N.S.W. bearing block x 6 plus single 10m tied 1st Bge. HQ P.O./M.1 d/s located El Amirya 7 w/square boxed Passed/By/Unit/Censor/224 h/s in red…[The writer Guy Harriott was a War Correspondent for the Sydney Morning Herald reporting from the Middle East & Greece area & later the far East, he survived a ship wreck after hitting a mine & sinking in 8 minutes whilst travelling from Tobruck to Alexandria. For deeds in Albania he was mentioned in dispatches, was awarded the Greek Cross of Distinguished Service, he later became the Editor of the paper & was made an OBE. He died aged 66 after a distinguished career]

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