Christmas plum pudding : Trooper T Ashford, 2 New South Wales Mounted Infantry
|Title||Christmas plum pudding : Trooper T Ashford, 2 New South Wales Mounted Infantry|
|Maker||Crosse & Blackwell|
|Place made||United Kingdom: England, Greater London, London|
|Date made||c 1899-1901|
|Physical description||Tin; Foodstuffs; Lead|
Circular tin with lead solder containing a Christmas pudding. The manufacturer's labels are on the top and sides of the tin with the maker's details and serving instructions. The label on top is decorated with a holly wreath.
This Christmas pudding was given to 106 Trooper Thomas Ashford of 2 New South Wales Mounted Rifles during his service in South Africa for Christmas in 1901. Ashford returned to Australia in 1902.