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Collections - Equipment

Rations

 

    
Emergency rations from the South African (Boer) War 1899-1902.
Accession Number: KO0449/01



Emergency Rations - Jam and Sugar - carried by Private Collinson, 2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, during the Boer War. Sealed in January 1900.
Accession Number: KO0067/01

 

Emergency Rations - Tea - carried by Private Collinson, 2nd Battalion, King's Own Royal Lancaster Regiment, during the Boer War. Sealed in January 1900.
Accession Number: KO0067/02
 

See also the Emergency tea and sugar ration tin, and Rowntrees Cocoa tin of Sergeant John Williams.



Ration/cooking instructions, as issued to soldiers of the 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment in the 1950s.
Accession Number: KO2462/03d & 03e


Packet with rations including tin opener, latrine paper and instructions for use of rations (as above).
Accession Number: KO2462/03a


Tin opener within ration pack.  Made in Great Britain by Morfed (South Wales) Limited, Caerphilly.
Accession Number: KO2462/03b


Latrine/toilet paper
Accession Number: KO2462/03c

Only a proportion of our collections are on display at anyone time.  Certain items are on loan for display in other institutions.  An appointment is required to consult any of our collections which are held in store.

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