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jimsigs1
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Number of posts : 1298
Age : 83
Localisation : West of England
Cap Badge : Royal Signals
Places Served : Harrogate 1949-52. HQ BAOR Sig Regt 1952-54, Korea 1954-55, Egypt 1955, Cyprus 1955-57, HMS Santon 1957, UK 7th Hussars 1957-59, 1st Gds Bde 1959-60, 201 Signal Sqn 1960-62, 206 Sig Sqn 1962-63, 7 Sig Regt 1963-66, 249 Sig Sqn 1966-68, 11 Sig Regt 1968-72. Retired 1972
Registration date : 2010-02-22

PostSubject: Re: Food & Compo   13/2/2014, 19:29

Gingerjim,
One egg per week - what memories. Lived up in North Wales for about a year 1944/5 and the locals had never heard of the phrase 'one egg per week'. You could make your self sick on eggs then so I suppose the country folk and farmers did well during the war regarding rationing. They even made their own fudge etc.
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"john boy"
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Number of posts : 939
Age : 54
Localisation : shrewsbury
Cap Badge : acc
Places Served : aldershot/albermarle bks ouston-father LI- gib- berlin NI- lemgo- colchester- shrewsbury-tidworth left82
Registration date : 2010-12-30

PostSubject: Re: Food & Compo   16/2/2014, 20:30

jimsigs1 wrote:
Can't remember there being too many eggs around in my time at Harrogate or indeed BAOR - soft boiled or any other way of dealing with them.
But I do remember another type of egg as a lad growing up during the war :




My late Mum did wonders with these. Wonder how the Army Concrete Company would have dealt with these. !!

Jimsigs

We would have boiled them what else lol! 
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jimsigs1
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Number of posts : 1298
Age : 83
Localisation : West of England
Cap Badge : Royal Signals
Places Served : Harrogate 1949-52. HQ BAOR Sig Regt 1952-54, Korea 1954-55, Egypt 1955, Cyprus 1955-57, HMS Santon 1957, UK 7th Hussars 1957-59, 1st Gds Bde 1959-60, 201 Signal Sqn 1960-62, 206 Sig Sqn 1962-63, 7 Sig Regt 1963-66, 249 Sig Sqn 1966-68, 11 Sig Regt 1968-72. Retired 1972
Registration date : 2010-02-22

PostSubject: Re: Food & Compo   16/2/2014, 21:27

Silly me, I should have known from experience what ACC would do !!!
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