Christmas plum pudding : Trooper T Ashford, 2 New South Wales Mounted Infantry
ID numberRELAWM15431
Collection typeHeraldry
TitleChristmas plum pudding : Trooper T Ashford, 2 New South Wales Mounted Infantry
Object typeHeraldry
MakerCrosse & Blackwell
Place madeUnited Kingdom: England, Greater London, London
Date madec 1899-1901
Physical descriptionTin; Foodstuffs; Lead
DescriptionCircular 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.
SummaryThis 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.