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60691: 1914 Christmas 'Comforts tin' and card

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posted on 2024-02-18, 15:33 authored by Great War Archive Project Team

Issued to all serving personnel by 'The Princess Mary' contained tobacco, sweets and a Christmas card.

The Princess Mary, Princess Royal and Countess of Harewood (Victoria Alexandra Alice Mary Lascelles, née Windsor; 25 April 1897 " 28 March 1965) was a member of the British Royal Family. She was the sixth holder of the title of Princess Royal. Mary held the title of princess with the style Highness from birth as the then great-granddaughter of the British Sovereign, and later Her Royal Highness, as the granddaughter and finally daughter of the Sovereign. After her marriage she held the title of Countess of Harewood.

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Identifier

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Date

December 1914

Date Created

01/12/1914

Temporal Coverage

31/12/1914

Source

Artifact

Medium

Mixed

Type

Memorabilia

Pages

1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Number of Pages

5

Contributor

Everett Sharp | Everett Sharp | James Mottershaw

Submission Event

Norwich and Norfolk Millennium Library Submission Day, 8th April 2008

Rights

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor

Publisher

The Great War Archive, University of Oxford