FDC: The Great War, 1916

This cover from Royal Mail continues the annual commemoration of 100 years since The Great War, 1914-1918.

UK FDC: The Great War, 1916

Country: United Kingdom
Date of Issue: 21st June 2016 (first day cover)

Stamp Details

Top row, left to right:

  • Battlefield Poppy, by photographer Giles Revell.
  • To My Brother, a poem by writer Vera Brittain.
  • Munitions Worker Lottie Meade.

Bottom row, left to right:

More Information

The insert to the cover provides more information about the subjects of these stamps. Click the image below for easier reading.

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The Post Office at War

The other side of the insert provides information about the role of the Post Office during the war.

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Additional Link: The Great War on History.com.

Great War Covers in this Series

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