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Collection object: Envelope

Envelope opened by British and Irish WW2 censors of Gillespie, Clonlara. White thick paper. Addressed in black ink to Mrs Gillespie, The Rectory, Clonlara, Limerick, Ireland. In same hand diagonally across bottom l. corner, F S Gillespie, and across centre top, On active service. Postmarked in red, Post / Office (in circle) and in large capitals, Maritime / ??. British censors stemp centre r., black, diagonal, crowned shield inscribed Passed by / Censor / No / 1186. Stamped by Irish censor in red rectangle, Saortha ag (an) / Scrudo(ir) / Released by / Censor. Opened by censor along l. edge and resealed with paper tape printed in black repeatedly, Crown / Opened by / Examiner / 6553, and between and below these, P.C. 90. Opened by recipient along top edge.
Identifier: 2001.0512
Physical Dimensions: H. 8.6 W. 13.7
Date: 1939 - 1945
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