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1945 (Nov) cover GB to 'HMS "Formidable", c/o GPO London' Australia

1945 (Nov) cover GB to 'HMS "Formidable", c/o GPO London' Australia
1945 (Nov) cover from GB to 'HMS "Formidable", c/o GPO London' [Australia] with 'Received 7/12/45' to rear. HMS Formidable assigned to the British Pacific Fleet (BPF) in 1945 where she played a supporting role during the Battle of Okinawa and later attacked targets in the Japanese Home Islands. The ship then loaded elements of the 7th Australian Div. and their equipment at Tarakan Island, Borneo, and picked up more Australians at Morotai; she arrived at Sydney on 6 Dec. 1945. Vice-Admiral Vian addressed the ship's crew on 27 Dec. before she departed the following day with 800 naval personnel embarked for passage home. Ref: 314-108.
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Item Code 314-108
 
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