Ref: P4765
  • £60.00

1916 censored post card to England, endorsed ‘On Active Service’ with an F. P. O. No. 74 AU 5 16 cancel and a boxed ‘Passed By Censor No. 3323’ h/s. F.P.O. 74 was at Kondoa-Iringi, a town mid way between Tabora and Tanga. The initial battle at Kondoa-Iringi from 7 – 10 May was a victory for the Germans as they forced the South African Regiments under Van Deventer to retreat. After reinforcements arrived a couple of weeks later, they were able to retake the town and this F.P.O. started its’ use.