1945 CEYLON – GB …WW2 THE BLACK CAT DIVISION RETURNING from BURMA.… [19025]

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1945 (Dec 13) Plain stampless envelope together with letter endorsed “On Active Service” to Leicester cancelled Post Office /Maritime Mail with letter datelined Gnr/Surveyor 1116108 J.R.V. Taylor, R.H.Q. 129th Field Regt. R.A. S.E.A.C. & written from Troopship off Colombo by a returning soldier serving in Burma with the 17th Inf. Div. nicknamed The Black Cat Division who had the distinction of being constantly in combat throughout the 3 year Burma campaign……..
It is believed this was written aboard troopship S.S. Devonshire that sailed from Rangoon 10 Dec 1945 via Colombo & Suez arriving Liverpool 5 Jan 1946

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