Army wholemeal biscuit : Captain C S A Noad, Australian Military Forces

Place Oceania: Australia
Accession Number REL29200
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Heraldry
Physical description Foodstuff – dry
Maker Swallow & Ariell
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made c 1939-1947
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Square 'hard tack' biscuit made with wholemeal flour. The front of the biscuit has four rows of five punched holes and is stamped with the words 'ARMY/WHOLEMEAL/S & A'.

History / Summary

Associated with Lieutenant Charles Selby Alfred Noad of 57 Battalion, AIF. Noad was born in Melbourne in March 1896 and enlisted in the AIF on 16 July 1915. He served with 57 Battalion and won the Military Cross for his actions at Glencorse Wood on 25/26 September 1917. He embarked for return to Australia on 9 December 1918. He enlisted again during the Second World War and served with the number V39529. He was discharged with the rank of captain on 26 March 1947.