Prestige Philately Auction 147 CatalogueCOMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - Military - World War I I
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Displaying 2 Lots in Category - COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA - Military - World War I I
1941 (Dec 20) "The A.I.F. News" (Christmas Issue) entire newspaper to England sent free-of-charge by surface mail with 'A.I.F. FIELD P.O./NO 8' cds, a few blemishes. No Reserve.
1942-45 International Red Cross enquiry forms from a Jewish refugee in Australia to his family in China (5) or Slovakia, two sent via Cairo (one also via Turkey), various Red Cross cachets, a few faults. All with write-ups/translations. The sender was a "Dunera Boy". [Early in the War, the British decided that refugees from Europe were a security risk, even though most were Jewish. The "Dunera" was sent to Australia, crowded with as many mainly Jewish adults & children as possible. Conditions were appalling & the incident created an international furore] (Qty 6)