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WW2 Censor Winnipeg Grenadiers (MG) 1941 Cover Kingston Jamaica to Manitoba


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Can 41017

WW2 Censor Winnipeg Grenadiers (MG) 1941 Cover Kingston Jamaica to Manitoba


WW2 cover printed to reverse from Capt A.B. Gresham and sent to his wife in Manitoba by airmail franked Jamaica 10d cancelled KINGSTON JAMAICA JA 15 41. 

With the cachet MILITARY CENSOR THE WINNIPEG GRENADIERS (M.G) countersigned by the censoring officer 'William Askey Capt"

From the Gresham correspondence, Captain Gresham went to Hong Kong with C Force and was killed (Major Gresham) in the defence of Hong Kong following the Japanese Attack. 

Captain William Askey (the censoring officer) was lucky enough not to go to Hong Kong and from Jamaica may well have served in Bermuda or Aruba before returning to Canada. 

Condition as shown: Creasing, fault left hand side, minor rear faults 

ID: Can 41017


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