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Army No9, First World War
 
   
Army No9, First World War
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Brief Description: Small see through tin containing No9 army biscuits which were given out as rations during the WW1
Subject Date: First World War
Creator: Not known
Publisher: Huntley & Palmers
 
Full Description: Shortly after war broke out in 1914 Huntley & Palmers began making army biscuits for the forces. Despite starting the war with low stock levels, Huntley & Palmers managed to honour its commitments to the government until 1917 when it halted its supply of army biscuits in an attempt to rescue its export business. These army biscuits 'no. 9' were made by Huntley & Palmers during World War I.
 
Collection: Reading Museum Service
Subject: food, biscuit, inscription, object, domestic <table>, communication <writing>
Content Type: tin
Location: Reading Museum Service
Local Ref: REDMG : 1992.2.1304
Unique ID: rm-rm-1992_2_1304~2_051-i-00-000.tif
IPR: Reading Borough Council (Reading Museum Service)
 
 
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