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Posted 09/29/2022   1:00 pm  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Partime to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
It looks like a stamp from Egypt on a Censored cover.
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The cover was sent to the Middle Eastern Forces (MEF).
D.D.O.S. (Deputy Director of Ordanance Services. thus the British field censor marking. I think the numbers before PTE (Private) refer to the location Serial number (code)....
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Edited by perf12 - 09/29/2022 3:01 pm
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Posted 09/30/2022   07:48 am  Show Profile Bookmark this reply Add Tim H to your friends list  Get a Link to this Reply
Numbers before Private Mayes' name are his Army service number. This would locate him exactly within the MEF''s system. All done with hand-written records and lots of filing cabinets!
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