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York Chocolate Sent to WW1 Soldiers
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Detail of the Inscription on a WW1 Chocolate Tin

Inscription on the chocolate tin sent to all servicemen from York who were on the Front Line during Christmas 1914. The inscription reads: ‘The Lord Mayor of York, John Bowes Morrell and the Sheriff, Oscar F. Rowntree, send best wishes for a Happy Christmas and a bright New Year to all York men who are serving their King and Country. Christmas 1914'.

Image: © York Museums Trust