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Soldier's Oxo tin

(This is in the WW1 box)

Can you answer the questions below by spinning this image and using the extra pictures?

Extra information and pictures

oxo tin from our WW1 artefacts for primary schools resource set

Questions

1. What are these cubes used for?

 

2. Why was it popular with soldiers?

 

3. What other things do you think solders used to make their food taste better?  (TIP: You could use google to search for ‘WW1 soldier’s food’)

Answers down here - no peeking until you're ready!

1. What are these cubes used for?

 

ANSWER: To make a beefy drink

 

2. Why was it popular with soldiers?

 

ANSWER: Because it made food taste better!

 

3. What other things do you think solders used to make their food taste better?  (TIP: You could use google to search for ‘WW1 soldier’s food’)

 

ANSWER: They used salt and pepper and lots of sauces such as brown sauce and even curry sauce!

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