Mike White - Worldwide Postal History. Censored and Military Mail.
| EGYPT-GB… WW1 31st BRITISH GENERAL HOSPITAL.. 1916 (Apr 6) Stampless picture postcard of Cairo-Bazar of Sugar Cane to Church Stretton, Salop headed 31st General HQ from H. Deardon VAD cancelled FPO H15 cds & with red triangular Passed By Censor/No 3003 together with small 90 x 59mm photograph of Suez canal Offices, Port Said where the Hospital was established 20 Dec 1915 & remained until 14 Jan 1918 ....[2 items]
| PALESTINE - EGYPT..1923 BRITISH MILITARY OCCUPATION REGISTERED LETTER FRONT .. 1923 (Mar 15) Palestine formula printed Registered Letter front only to Kodak Ltd, Cairo bearing EEF stripp 3 x 1 millieme + 2 x 1 piastre + singles of 4 milliemes & 6 milliemes all overprinted Palestine & tied Surafend cds & with R /Surafend /No 3277 registered label & with partial TPO (16 Mar) cds ..............Despite being only a registered letter front a scarce item of registered mail.
Note.....This is only an envelope FRONT|
| THAILAND-JAPAN…WW2 JAPANESE OCCUPATION.. 1942-45 undated Red Star printed Military card to Head of Toyohashi Police Station & Head of Toyohashi Photographic league, Toyohashi City from Yasunosuke Matuna, Sakamoto Party, “Oka” 3809 Unit Thai Dispath (Oka = 7th Area Army) & with boxed Censored h/s in red with oval censor chop of Satamoto inserted in orange. Text states "I thank you for sending photographs for fun, Don't mind me please, I pray for you from far front"
| EGYPT...WWI BRITISH FORCES REGISTERED with EASTERN MOUNTED BRIGADE] 1916(Apr 8) Plain envelope registered to Photographic Supply Stores, Alexandria bearing GB GV 2d tied FPO E.Y. d/s used by 3 Dismounted Brigade located El Kubri, north of Suez & blank registration R / 3 label with FPO E.Y. d/s inserted & with triangular Passed By / Censor / No 3401 h/s in red allocated to Suffolk Yeomanry & with on reverse FPO E.Y. [8 Apr] despatch d/s + Base Army Post Office /Z [9 Apr] + Alexandria /R.B. [9 Apr] transit d/s & Alexandia /R [9 Apr] arrival d/s ................. The Eastern Mounted Brigade was absorbed into 3 Dismounted Brigade on 22 Feb 16 with the existing FPO E.Y. d/s used by the new formation 12 Mar - 8 Nov 1916
| EGYPT - PALESTINE…1936 PALESTINE UPRISING … 1936 (Nov 20) The Colonial Photo stores, Alexandria prinnted envelope Lieut. D.B. Gaye, 2nd Bn. Dorset Regt., Jerusalem & forwarded to Sturminster Newton, Dorset bearing King Faud 3m + 4m + 13m tied Alexandria cds & with Field Post Office 23 (24 Nov) cds located at Affule between 11 Oct - 7 Dec 1936 & with on reverse Field Post Office 20 (28 Nov) transit cds ................................................. A full scale uprising in April 1936 by Palestinian Arabs against British colonial rule in mandated territory resulted in Britain sending more troops and an Army Postal unit via H.M.T "Dorsetshire" where FPO 12 opened on board and a further 10 FPO's between numbers 15 - 26 on arrival the first opening on 1 October with the last closing on 10 January 1937 after problems had subsided by the end of 1936 only to reoccur again in September 1937.
| GB - NEW ZEALAND…WW2 REGISTERED 2 OCEAN AIR MAILwith 10/- DARK BLUE… 1941 (Dec 2) Ilford Ltd., London printed envelope with some tone spots & small tear at top registered to Messrs. H.E. Perry Ltd., Christchurch endorsed Clipper Trans Atlantic Trans Pacific bearing 3d & 10/- Dark Blue with perforated indents tied oval Registered /Ilford, Essex date stamp & with matching Ilford 11 /No 2763 registration label with on reverse 5 x despatch date stmmps sealing flaps .....