MAIN BODY & FIRST REINFORCEMENT: 1914 large PPC 'Christchurch Members 2nd Divisional Signal Co...' with names of all 19 members, to Wellington with Auckland machine of 25SP-1914, message headed "Troopship/No 8" ('Star of India') states "Expect to sail today. Put back last night after a fairly rough day at sea...Au revoir", minor blemishes. A rare card - stated to be the only recorded example & the only such card of more than three soldiers - posted before the departure from Wellington on 15.10.1914.
Auction Category: NEW ZEALAND - GALLIPOLI CAMPAIGN - The Troopships
PICTURE POSTCARDS , Military & Censor Mail , Military - WWI Gallipoli (ANZAC) , Ship Mail , Military World War I , Postal History , NEW ZEALAND