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RAF Special Ration Type C, Sealed, History

Code: S19597


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By. J.B.B. Ltd. Stores ref. 27P/21. Special Ration Type 'C' in sealed cylindrical gilt metal container. Approx. 11 x 9cm. Contents listed as boiled sweets, fruit bar, sweet biscuits, oatmeal munch and chewing gum. The tin shows wear, scratching, minor surface corrosion and denting. One of the rarer flying rations to find. This example belonged to Squadron Leader Howard William Lees of Bomber Command Group 8 Pathfinder Force. Although not aircrew he flew on missions testing photographic equipment.  (see this link for more comprehesive information on Lees : http://www.bbc.co.uk/history/ww2peopleswar/stories/33/a7453433.shtml .  Stock code E15957.

RAF Special Ration Type C, Sealed, History