WW2 Registered Maritime Mail Admiralty Cover Rear Admiral Talbot DSO
WW2 ADMIRALTY SERVICE cover Official Paid and uprated 3d to pay the registration fee. Registered with M.M. 110 label and tied large red POST OFFICE MARITIME MAIL. The most interesting point being the cover is addressed to Rear Admiral A.G. Talbot DSO with Naval Party 1646.
Naval party 1646 was the allocation for Force S. Inverness to 17.04.44, Portsmouth by 6.44, Normandy Coast to end of 06.44, disbanded 08.44.
S Force being the Naval Task Force supporting the D-Day landings, commanded by Rear Admiral A.G. Talbot DSO through training in Scotland and then off Sword during the Normandy landings, where he commanded from HMS Largs.
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ID RN WW2 24898