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LETTERS TO MEMBERS OF EXPEDITIONARY FORCE

We received the following notice from the Defence Department:— "I am directed to ask if you will be so good as to notify the publio through your columns at the earliest possible opportunity, and in as prominent a manner as possible, of the correct manner of 'addressing correspondence to members of the New Zealand Expeditionary Forces after they have left New Zealand

Experience in the past has shown that an enormous amount of correspondence addressed to men on aotive service goeß astray owing to the fact that it has been carelessly addressed. Relatives and friends of the men of the Expeditionory Force should therefore therefore take steps to familiarise themselves with the particulars whioh are shown in tbe following samples address-—

(1) Samples addresses to a member of the Advance Detachment:

No 234 Private John Henry Jones, A Coy. sth (Wellington) Regiment, Advance Detachment, New Zealand Expeditionary Force, c/o G.P.0.. Wellington. N B In the case of letters for members of the Advance Detaohment, it is very essential the words '-Advance Detachment" are clearly shown. , , .. (2) Sample adresses to a member of the Main Body. No. 4321 Private Thomas Atkins, The Nelson Coy- ! Canterhupy Infantry Regiment I New Zealand Expeditionary Force, o/o G.P.0., Wellington.

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LETTERS TO MEMBERS OF EXPEDITIONARY FORCE, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 4427, 8 September 1914

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LETTERS TO MEMBERS OF EXPEDITIONARY FORCE Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 4427, 8 September 1914

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