1941 CANADA-GB-CANADA-GB-EGYPT-LIBYA…HUGE TRAVELS… [12205]

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1941 (Feb) Royal Canadian Air Force printed censored env via airmail to P/O Conrad in Bournemouth from airman in Training centre at Bordon Ont. bearing Canada 20c & pair 5c tied Bordon d/s & w/many manu annotations trying to deliver plus on rev FPO 131 (23 Sep) used by Canadian forces in London & circ Canadian Base Post Office Overseas No 1/Parcel Section/C.P.C. (9 Oct) w/on face Return to Sender h/s w/Return Address modified to RCAF Records Ottawa & w/oval Ottawa MPO 304/Ont d/s (5 Dec) plus Rockcliffe MPO 306 d/s (17 Feb 42). Sent again to GB & w/Canadian Base Post Office Overseas No 1/RCAF/Section/Directory Service/C.P.C. d/s (23 Mar) & manu 274 Sqn & printed label “Records show address as” & in manu “Wastage Pool RAF ME, APO 1060 (Imprint Post 54/40/P & S/1140) & on rev FPO 147 (7 Jun) transit d/s located Egypt for final delivery to Canadian attached to RAF Sqn 274 serving in Sidi Hameish area of Libya at this time……Interesting item worn from travelling 3 times across the Atlantic before finally getting delivered in North Africa..

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