1942..GB – BURMA..WW2 ANGLO-AUSTRALIAN MILITARY MISSION 204 to CHINA a 3¾ YEAR JOURNEY of MAIL.. [20957]

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1942 (Feb 3) Opened out & pasted on to thin card envelope bearing GB 1½d tied Leicester datestamp to Private H. A. Smith 4858165, P.O. Box 210, Rangoon forwarded in black ink to Bush Warfare School then to various locations in Burma & India with a multitude of manuscript annotations & handstamps including violet framed Not in Eastern Army & NOT AT ADDRESS STATED / PRESENT ADDRESS NOT KNOWN / RETURN TO SENDER, envelope with Crown / OFFICIALLY SEALED IN THE / ARMY POST OFFICE labels to 3 sides & with the last datestamp being R.L.O. / BASE POSTAL / DEPOT / BOMBAY / 26 NOV 45 ….An incredible wartime transit of approaching 4 years to the Undercover address of P.O. Box 210, Rangoon reserved for the little known Anglo-Australian Military Mission that went from Burma to assist the Chinese see: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mission_204

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