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In some cases, military personnel in a combat zone may post letters and/or packages to their home country for free.
Modern military mail services are provided by most armed forces around the world.
There were two opinions; firstly, that the Army run its own services as in the Peninsular War.
Secondly, that civilians from the Post Office be responsible for the service as in the Crimean and Indian Army example.
The sergeants reported to the Duke of Wellington’s the Superintendent of Military Communications, Major Scovell and later Lieutenant Colonel Sturgeon.
After complaints about the mail services to the British troops fighting in the Crimean War (1854–56) the Postmaster General authorised the secondment of GPO staff to organise and distribute mail in the theatre of war.
There is some evidence of it dating back to Ancient Egypt of the 2nd millennium BC.
The Army Post Offices offered a letter and parcel service and sold stamps and postal orders.
In some nations, individual service branches may run their own military mail program.
Early forms of military mail may go back to the dawn of civilization.
This service was the forerunner of the Military Forwarding Office (MFO) service which still exists today.
The Expedition was a success and set the basis for institution of military mail, both in England and around the world.