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Stamp on King George VI

06 Feb 2021  Sat

King George VI was the king of the United Kingdom and the Dominion of the British Commonwealth from December 11, 1936, until his death. King George VI; was the second son of George V who sat on the throne, of the British Empire, after his elder brother King Edward VIII.

King George VI served in the Royal Navy (1913–17), the Royal Naval Air Service (1917–19), and the Royal Air Force (1919) and then attended Trinity College, Cambridge (1919–20). On June 3, 1920, he created the duke of York. He also sponsored the annual duke of York’s Camp (1921–39), at which equal numbers of public (private) school boys and boys from industrial areas spent a week together as his guests.

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