Item BCA - 2019.1901 - Ration book for Rose Gerring 1953-1954

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BCA - 2019.1901


Ration book for Rose Gerring 1953-1954


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pdf of 13 pages

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Rationing continued long after the end of WWII. As some items became more plentiful they were taken off ration but as this book belonging to Rose Gerring shows, meat, fats, cheese, bacon and sugar were still on ration in 1953-54.
The supplier of each item had to be written into the ration book.

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