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A sermon on rationing

The vicar of Bisham preached on the food situation.

29 April 1917
Willie preached: “Sunday labour” in morning, “Food Rations” in evening.

Diary of Florence Vansittart Neale of Bisham Abbey (D/EX73/3/17/8)

Life On The Home Front

Bacon Turnovers...

These are a favourite! They are fabulous hot as part of a main meal or even cold to go in lunchboxes, picnics, etc. They are so easy to make and takes no time at all to do, after just a short amount of time on preparation. 343 more words

HFK: Rations Drive

The Sri Lankan New Year, which falls on the 14th of April, is all about getting together with your family, receiving presents, and eating good food. 331 more words

CAS Activities

The Phoney War: Benedicta Leigh

A quote about the beginning of The Second World War from my mother’s memoir, The Catch of Hands.

‘Like a spider’s web over a pile of rocks, the war was making little contact with many of us, and it hadn’t yet begun to shave bits away from people’s lives. 186 more words

20th Century

WW1 Regimentally Marked Spoon

Possibly the most important piece of equipment for a soldier is his spoon! World War one era military issue spoons are quite distinctive and tonight we are looking at a wonderfully marked example that has seen at least three users. 303 more words

British Army

2 March 1917

Extract from war diary of LCpl Alexander Saunders, 8th Bn, 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment

Had a drink of tea about 5am. Move off 12noon (10miles) arrive about 4pm. 79 more words

28 February 1917

Extract from war diary of LCpl Alexander Saunders, 8th Bn, 22nd (Cheshire) Regiment

No rations arrived. Hot tea and move off about 8am. March for about two and a half… 13 more words