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1916 (27th. June) soldiers letter from the Front - Interesting content

1916 (27th. June) soldiers letter from the Front - Interesting content regarding items required and result of shell burst. Letter transcribed. NB: Letter only. Ref: 314-016.


Price: £6.00
1916 (April) cover + letter 'HMS Lord Clive' with CEN(LC)SOR h/s.

1916 (April) cover and letter from 'HMS Lord Clive' with part s/l. CEN(LC)SOR h/s. Signed by 'Sir 'JM Alleyne'. During first part of 1916 Lord Clive was used to support British light forces, minefields and net defenses in the Channel. Ref: 315-156.


Price: £15.00
1916 (April) PPC BELGIUM to GB. RFHMS m/c. BRITISH MISSION / BELGIAN HQ h/s.

1916 (April) PPC from BELGIUM to GB with RFHMS m/c. and s/r. BRITISH MISSION / Flag / BELGIAN HQ h/s. Also weak s/l. CEN(COM)SOR h/s. - [Royal Naval Air Service Command] HQ of Belgium Army. Squadrons of the British RNAS sometime operated from Ten Bogaerde (Koksijde). These units operated along the Belgian coast against the installations of the German Navy. [Koksijde is a town and a municipality in Belgium. It is located on the North Sea coast in the southwest of the Flemish province of West Flanders] Ref: 308-031.


Price: £100.00
1916 (Dec) Honour Envelope SALONIKA to GB. FPO 8Y p/m.

1916 (Dec.) Honour Envelope from SALONIKA to GB with d/r. FPO 8Y p/m. Doiran area. [Double Bar Cross: printed in Dark Green on White Paper] Edge nick. Ref: 311-143.


Price: £25.00
1916 (Feb) PPC EGYPT to GB. FPO 1.Y p/m. 'Sachia'

1916 (Feb) PPC from EGYPT to GB with d/r. FPO 1.Y p/m. Endorsed from 'Salhia'. Ref: 320-138.


Price: £15.00
1916 (Feb) PPC [Egypt] ADEN to GB. Indian BASE OFFICE A p/m.

1916 (20th. Feb) PPC [Egypt] from ADEN to GB with d/r. Indian BASE OFFICE A p/m. From 'W Compten'. Ref: 312-141.


Price: £35.00
1916 (Feb) ps PC with d/r. RICHMOND CAMP BO / YORKS p/m. to Scotland

1916 (Feb) ps [Halfpenny] PC with d/r. RICHMOND CAMP BO / YORKS p/m. to Scotland. Ref: 310-027.


Price: £5.00
1916 (Feb) Telegraph East AFRICA 'UNION DEFENCE FORCES'

1916 (Feb) East AFRICA Telegraph from 'QM, 2nd SAR, Vua' to 'Mr Hopkins, Transport Office, Vua' [Lake Nyassa] regarding "forward by next available boat" to 'Fort Hill' and 'Karonga' with 2nd SOUTH AFRICAN RIFLES h/s. East Africa Campaign. Ref: 319-119.


Price: £85.00
1916 (Jan) PPC's EGYPT to GB. LUXOR p/m. boxed LUXOR CONVALESENT DEPOT

1916 (Jan) PPC's from EGYPT to GB with s/r. LUXOR p/m. and boxed LUXOR CONVALESENT DEPOT h/s. (Firebrace NHC 32) Ref: 315-082.


Price: £15.00
1916 (June) cover EGYPT to 'Capt. Gatt, 11 DAC, 11 Div, EEF'. 1ST LH BDE p/m.

1916 (June) cover from EGYPT to 'Capt. Gatt, 11 DAC, [Divisional Ammunition Column] 11 Div, EEF' with circ. 1ST L.H. BDE / DETAILS FPO p/m. [1st. Light Horse Brigade] and tri. censor 3147 h/s. [ANZAC HQ. and B. DETS HQ] Capt. Gatt - Maltese Contingent. Ref: 307-050.


Price: £35.00
1916 (June) cover TANGANYIKA to China 'On Active Service' d/r. Indian FPO 72 p/m.

1916 (June) cover from TANGANYIKA to China endorsed 'On Active Service' with d/r. Indian FPO 72 p/m. to rear and 'Censored' in mss. East Africa. From 'RE Gordon'. [Captain Ronald Eagleson Gordon, Royal Engineers. 1918 New Year Honours (MC) Military Cross - won in G.E.A. and received Afghanistan NWF 1919 bar.] Roughly opened. Ref: 317-017.


Price: £50.00
1916 (May) cover KENYA to China 'On Active Service' d/r. Indian FPO 315 p/m.

1916 (May) cover from KENYA to China endorsed 'On Active Service' with d/r. Indian FPO 315 p/m. to rear and 'Censored' in mss. Also I.E.F "B" -FPO No. 3(15) / POSTAGE FREE h/s. East Africa. From 'RE Gordon'. [Captain Ronald Eagleson Gordon, Royal Engineers. 1918 New Year Honours (MC) Military Cross - won in G.E.A. and received Afghanistan NWF 1919 bar.] NB: LH edge damaged. Ref: 317-015.


Price: £45.00
1916 (Oct) cover GB to USA. OPENED BY CENSOR label. "P1308" in mss

1916 (3rd. Oct) cover from GB to USA with BRIGHTON m/c. and OPENED BY CENSOR label, "P1308" in mss. Provisional printing for use in Liverpool. Early use. [Black on white label: 89 x 40mm.] Ref: 321-054.


Price: £35.00
1916 (Oct.) PPC [ss "DJEMNAH"] SALONICA to France. Tresor et Postes 198 p/m.

1916 (Oct.) PPC [ss "DJEMNAH"] from SALONICA to France with d/r. Tresor et Postes 198 p/m. Probably just sailed from "MUDROS" - mentioned in message. From 'Secteur Postal 409, CEO'. [ss Djemnah sunk 14.7.18] Ref: 309-016.


Price: £20.00
1916 (Sept) cover TANGANYIKA to China. Indian FPO 343 p/m. censored

1916 (Sept) cover from TANGANYIKA to China endorsed 'via N.Y.K line' with d/r. Indian FPO 343 p/m. to rear and weak boxed PASSED BY / POSTAL CENSOR h/s. Dar-es-Salem, East Africa. From 'RE Gordon'. [Captain Ronald Eagleson Gordon, Royal Engineers. 1918 New Year Honours (MC) Military Cross - won in G.E.A. and received Afghanistan NWF 1919 bar.] NB: Creased and corner missing. Ref: 316-021.


Price: £45.00
1916 (Sept) OHMS cover FRANCE to 'Major General AM Stuart CB, HQ, IGC'

1916 (Sept) OHMS cover from FRANCE to 'Major General AM Stuart CB, HQ, IGC' with d/r. APO S.7 p/m. and censor h/s. [Director of Works (Major-General Andrew Mitchell Stuart, R.E.)] Ref: 319-022.


Price: £9.00
1916 cover + letter SPAIN to GB. "petitioning H.M to cause inquires to be made to Berlin"

1916 (May) cover and letter from SPAIN to GB with des prisioners de guerre h/s. [POW] mss .. "I am ordered by His Majesty the King, my August Sovereign, to answer your letter petitioning H.M to cause inquires to be made to Berlin with regard to Mr. A. Woffenden (your son") From 'De SM El Ray', Palacio Real de Madrid with red seal to rear. Ref: 314-084.


Price: £100.00
1916 cover AUSTRALIA to USA. ALELAIDE m/c. PASSED censor h/s.

1916 cover from AUSTRALIA to USA with ALELAIDE / SOUTH AUSTRALIA m/c. and s/l. PASSED censor h/s. Adhesive damaged. Ref: 318-112.


Price: £9.00
1916 cover BERMUDA to 'Cpl. PS Ingham, No. 699 BVRG, 1st. Batt Lincoln Regt, BEF'

1916 (June) cover from BERMUDA to 'Cpl. PS Ingham, No. 699 BVRG, [Bermuda Volunteer Rifle Corps] Attached 1st. Batt Lincoln Regt, British Expeditionary Force' with HAMILTON m/c. and s/r. P.C / BERMUDA h/s. [699 Cpl-Sgt. (later 2Lt-Maj) Ingham, Phillip Stanley w s. Medal Entitlement: MM, 1914-15 Star trio, ED(B), VLSM, SWB (Sickness) Wounded: 16.7.16 Mametz Wood. Remarks: Bombing section. Recommended for the DCM and promoted to Sgt for action on 3.7.16: Awarded MM LG. 23.8.16. Wounded in the shoulder. Returned to Bermuda 16.11.16. Discharged Medically Unfit 21.11.16. Presented with MM in Bermuda on 23.11.16. Subsequently commissioned in Bermuda with BVRC, rising to Major] Bermuda Contingent. Ref: 315-071.


Price: £100.00
1916 cover EGYPT to 'Captain WR Gatt, Royal Fied Artillery, El Ferdan'. BAPO Z p/m.

1916 cover from EGYPT to 'Captain WR Gatt, Royal Fied Artillery, 11th. Division Ammunition Train, El Ferdan' with d/r. BAPO Z p/m. and tri censor 3388 censor h/s. Maltese Contingent. Ref: 313-012.


Price: £25.00