1941 LIBYA-AUSTRALIA….AUSTRALIAN FORCES from WAR CORRESPONDENT.. [16670]

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1941(Nov 28) Printed Air Mail Letter Card to Killara N.S.W. headed B 203 G.W. Harriott, AIF Headquarters, Middle East, “Somewhere in Libya” bearing Australia 3d tied A.I.F. Field P.O./16 [1 Dec] d/s & w/triangular Passed By/Censor/No 3093 h/s in violet & with interesting content with transcription included
………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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