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.


The Post Office at War

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


Additional Link: The Great War on History.com.

Great War Covers in this Series

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