Boer War

Ref: K4095
  • £350.00

1901 cover to Brisbane, Queensland, endorsed ‘On active service, no stamps available’ written by Lieutenant F.B.T. Koch (Felix Bernard Theodore) and also signed by him in the lower left corner to get the concession rate. A ‘T’ tax mark is on the cover with a ‘6’ tax mark. An ARMY POST OFFICE, NATAL FIELD FORCE, WAKKERSTROOM, DEC 9 1901 datestamp is on the front of the cover. On the back are Durban and Brisbane cancels. Lt. Koch previously served as a Sergeant with 3rd Queensland Mounted Infantry; He later served with 7th Australian Commonwealth Horse. He received the Queen's Medal with 4 clasps and the King's Medal with 2 clasps