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1941, Detained in Hong Kong - HK 15c, 5c, on cover to Winnipeg, “Detained in Hong Kong, By Japanese, from Dec 1941 to Sept 1945’’. Passed by censor
1941, Detained in Hong Kong - HK 15c, 5c, on cover to Winnipeg, “Detained in Hong Kong, By Japanese, from Dec 1941 to Sept 1945’’. Passed by censor
1941, Detained in Hong Kong - HK 15c, 5c, on cover to Winnipeg, “Detained in Hong Kong, By Japanese, from Dec 1941 to Sept 1945’’. Passed by censor
1941, Detained in Hong Kong - HK 15c, 5c, on cover to Winnipeg, “Detained in Hong Kong, By Japanese, from Dec 1941 to Sept 1945’’. Passed by censor

1941, Detained in Hong Kong - HK 15c, 5c, on cover to Winnipeg, “Detained in Hong Kong, By Japanese, from Dec 1941 to Sept 1945’’. Passed by censor

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$1,850.00
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$1,850.00

Detained in Hong Kong – 1941, HK 15c, 5c tied by Victoria cds on cover to Winnipeg, large boxed handstamp “Detained in Hong Kong, By Japanese, from December 1941 to September 1945’’. Triangular purple “passed by censor 137” (b/s). Greeting card accompanies with “Major K G Baird The Winnipeg Grenadiers Force C Canadian Army Overseas” and has a short message to Orville for the new year. Major Baird, was in charge of a reinforcement unit, Wan Chai Gap. He was a POW at Shamshuipo, North Point and Argyle Street and received the Colonial Auxillary Forces Long Service medal. His information is available at the Hong Kong Veterans Association website including a picture of him. Also accompanying the cover is a copy of the Mutual Life Assurance publications “The Agent’s Bulletin” which tells his story of service, capture and repatriation. The issue is dated October 1945 and illustrates both the cover and Christmas card. Mailed the day before the Battle of Hong Kong and detained until the war was over.

$1,850.00