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Collections - Gifts to Soldiers

First World War



Gift, probably of sweets, 'To our Fighting Heroes, with Best Wishes from British Grocers Federation, Xmas 1914'
Accession Number: KO1934/07




Gift tin from Cadbury Bros. Ltd, Bournville, Birmingham, Christmas 1914.  "With Hearty Christmas Greetings to the Wounded Soldiers and Sailors, and with  best wishes for their speedy recover.  From Cadbury Bros. Ltd. Bournville.
Accession Number: KO2490/075 & 076





Chocolate tin.  A gift from 'Rowntree & Co Ltd York. Cocoa and Chocolate Makers to Their Majesties The King and Queen.  Circa First World War.
Accession Number: KO2490/074

See also Princess Mary's Gifts

 

 

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