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Siege of Mafeking Sowen Ticket (1899-1900), issued by Major Godley, 5 recorded, ex Ineson collection, EF - Colin Narbeth & Son Ltd. - 1

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Siege of Mafeking Sowen Ticket, Boer War (1899-1900), issued by Major Godley, 5 recorded, ex Ineson collection, EF

£1,100.00

Ineson 285.

From April 12t, Sowen was given free as part of the rations of the troops at the rate of two pints per day. The issue of bread was therefore reduced from 8 ozs to 6 ozs as the sown porridge was intended to compensate for the reduction.


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