Gilbert and Ellice Islands

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a former British possession in Micronesia

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Mr Cross explained: "One of his customers made a close examination of an envelope that should have been sent from the Gilbert and Ellice Islands.
RECENTLY one of the extras from the Bounty hunters advert blamed waterlogging on the island of Tuvalu, in the Gilbert and Ellice Islands on western 4x4s.
radio station at Suva in Fiji handled overseas traffic to Great Britain and Europe, via the Australian Beam Service, and also maintained communications with stations in Samoa, Tonga, the Gilbert and Ellice Islands, New Caledonia, the New Hebrides and Hawaii.
The Rabaul Station also communicated with the Gilbert and Ellice Islands, the Solomon Islands, and the Santa Cruz Islands.