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Description: ADDINGTON: 1914 illustrated YMCA cover with '.../CHRISTCHUCH - NEW ZEALAND' imprint to Auckland with 1d tied by fair strike of 'MILITARY CAMP/NZ/ 7 /SP14/--' relief cds (no year slug; LRD), overall soiling. With the matching letterhead, the message headed "Christchurch Military Camp/September 14th 1914" states "I suppose you know by this I am going with the troops..." suggesting he hadn't told his family that he had enlisted, minor repaired split. PO 14/8/1914; closed 14/9/1914 the date of this duo. Ex Gordon Darge. [Trooper Heywood Armstrong of the Canterbury Mounted Rifles survived the war] (Qty 2 items)

Auction Category: NEW ZEALAND - GALLIPOLI CAMPAIGN - Training & Embarkation Camps

Listed in: Postmarks , Ephemera & Documents , Y.M.C.A. , Military & Censor Mail , Military - WWI Gallipoli (ANZAC) , Military World War I , Postal History , NEW ZEALAND

Estimate: AUD$ 350.00

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Quality: C/B Get Help on this Item

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Item was sold for: $290.00