[Menu] New Years Dinner Menu, 55th Battalion

Place Europe: France, Picardie, Buire
Accession Number AWM2017.1320.2
Collection number Souvenirs 26 Collection (Menus) 2/4/9/98
Collection type Published Collection
Record type Item
Item count 1
Measurement Overall: 25.3 cm x 20.2 cm
Object type Souvenir
Place made France: Picardie, Buire
Date made 1917
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Attached digital images provided for personal non-commercial use
Description

New Years Dinner Menu from 1 January 1917, 55th Battalion AIF, 'somewhere in France'. Typed in french with translations hand written in English. The dishes on the menu are presented with wordplay and cynicism; one dish 'Poulets Fritz' (German Chickens), and the soup dish is listed 'Soup a l'eau de Somme' (Somme Water Soup). Signed by service personel. Associated with collection of letters from 2327 Lieutenant Gilbert James Brown, 2 Infantry Battalion.