MAIN BODY & FIRST REINFORCEMENT: White Star cover with company's flag on the flap, to Timaru with largely very fine strike of the generic boxed 'NZ MILITARY POST OFFICE/OCT 15 1914/EXPEDITIONARY FORCE' d/s in violet & Wellington cds of the same date. The ERD for this pattern, of which identical datestamps were allocated to the first eight ships assembled at Wellington. Rare usage on the day the convoy departed Wellington.
Auction Category: NEW ZEALAND - GALLIPOLI CAMPAIGN - The Troopships
Postmarks , Military & Censor Mail , Military - WWI Gallipoli (ANZAC) , Ship Mail , Military World War I , Postal History , NEW ZEALAND