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Collections - Souvenirs

Boer War Biscuit

Part of a hardtack biscuit with its original package as sent home from South Africa in 1900 by Private Samuel Cooper, who was serving with the Active Service Company of the 1st Volunteer Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment.


Boer War (1899-1902) Hard-tack biscuit.
Accession number: KO1054/01c


Rear of biscuit.
Accession Number: KO1054/01d


Box in which the biscuit was posted home.
Accession Number: KO1054/01a


Rear of box in which the biscuit was posted home.
Accession Number: KO1054/01b


Private Samuel Cooper, 1st Volunteer Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, circa 1899.
Accession Number: KONeg0649

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