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First World War Army Rations
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WW1 Army Ration Biscuit in Box

Staff Sergeant Charles Shaw chose to have this biscuit painted with a terrier dog because 'terrier’ was a nickname for a soldier from Yorkshire. Snap was a soldiers’ slang word for food.

Image: © Wakefield Museums, Wakefield Council