HC Deb 23 January 1918 vol 101 c1000W

asked the Financial Secretary to the War Office if he will state the rations of bread, meat, cheese, tea, butter, or margarine at present allowed to the forces in the United Kingdom and those to the forces in France?


The rations are as follows:

United Kingdom. FrancE.
Line of Communication. Troops at Front.
Bread 14 ozs. 14 ozs. 1 lb.
Meat 12 ozs. 12 ozs. 1 lb.
Cheese Nil. 2 ozs. 2 ozs.
Tea ½ oz. ½ oz. oz.
Butter Nil. Nil. 2 ozs.
(thrice weekly)
Margarine Nil. 1 oz. Nil.

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