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A regular seaborne mail service was established between Varna and Constantinople.
In response to demands made by Florence Nightingale, a method of transmitting money was devised to allow troops to transfer monies back to their families at home in the United Kingdom.
The military postal experience of the Crimea and the lessons learnt from the Indian Army encouraged the British Army to seriously review the arrangements for the provision of a postal service to the troops in the field.
There were two opinions; firstly, that the Army run its own services as in the Peninsular War.
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A Base Army Post Office was established in Constantinople and a field post Office with the Army Headquarters at Balaklava.
The Expedition was a success and set the basis for institution of military mail, both in England and around the world.
The unit received high praise from the Commander-in-Chief, who wrote: The formation of a purely military postal department has been a tried for the first time in this war. I have much pleasure in bringing to the notice of the Secretary of State the admirable manner in which the Post Office Corps discharged its duties in Egypt ...
In 1881 a rebellion broke out in Egypt which threatened Britain's passage to India through Suez.
In response a British Expeditionary Force was sent to Egypt in the same year under the command of Sir Garnet Wolseley.
In front of an audience about 1000-strong that included His Majesty the King, the Prime Minister, the Minister of Defence and the Commander in Chief, the Gotland Regiment took back the flag that was handed over at the decommissioning ceremony almost 13 years ago.