Expedition suppiles

Tony Thompson compiled this list from his archives: –

                 
Food, etc Supplied for the Expedition
 
 
Batchelor Foods-1 case beef curry with
rice
                       
-1 case savoury minced beef with mashed potatoes
                       
– 1 case spaghetti Bolognese
Alfred Bird -1 case Bird's custard
powder
British American Tobacco{Belgium}-8×200
cigarettes
                                    
{Germany}-8×200 cigarettes
Brooke Bond Tea -10 lbs 'choicest' blended
tea
Bryant & May – 1 gross boxes safety matches
& 6 boxes lifeboat flares
Cadbury-Fry -6 dozen 1/2 lb tins drinking
chocolate
                 
-6 dozen 1/2 lb tins Bourneville chocolate
FC Calvert -1 dozen tins medical soap
Colgate-Palmolive -toothpaste,shaving cream &
toilet soap
Crosse & Blackwell – 1 case mixed
soups
Cussons – 6 dozen tablets Imperial Leather
soap
Frears -2 cases biscuits
Glaxo – 48 1lb tins milk powder
Hedley -1 case Camay soap{48 bath size
tablets}
Heinz -2 dozen cans corned beef
Jeyes-2×3 dozen cartons flat pack toilet
paper
         -1
gallon tin Jeyes Fluid
         -1
gallon tin Ibcol Extra
Kiwi Polish Co -supply shoe polish
Marmite -3 dozen 4 oz jars
James Marshall{Glasgow}Ltd -1 cwt{8 boxes}
spaghetti
Nestle -7 cases each containing 48x2oz tins
coffee
Oxo -2 tins each containing 1 gross Oxo
cubes
James Robertson -6 dozen miniature
jams/marmalades
Shippam -4 dozen assorted minced foods & 2 dozen
tins chicken supreme
Biro Swan -12 blue,12 black & 12 red
pens
Symington -6 dozen 1 3/4 pint envelope
soups
Tate & Lyle -28 lbs grain sugar & 28 lbs
crystal cubes
Unigate -75 lbs milk powder
Van den Berghs – 60 7 1/2 oz tins processed cheese
Wander -4 dozren 1 lb tins Ovaltine
            -6
dozen 1/2 lb packets Ovaltine biscuits
            -6
dozen tins Ovaltine tablets
Westons -carton of biscuits

2 thoughts on “Expedition suppiles

  1. Anonymous

    How on earth did we get this lot aboard the two vehicles? Its not only volume I'm thinking of but the weight as well!

  2. Tim Post author

    Can’t see any reference to the dehydrated steak (Erin Foods?) which was such a disappointment when we opened the tin to find a mince!

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