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Bag, oatmeal; Fleming & Company Limited; 1943; GO.FLEM47

Flour bag; Fleming & Company Limited; Unknown; FLEM47?
Flour bag; Fleming & Company Limited; Unknown; FLEM47? Flour bag; Fleming & Company Limited; Unknown; FLEM47?
Name/Title
Bag, oatmeal
About this object
Fleming & Co oatmeal bags turned inside out were ideal for wrapping tins of goods to send overseas to service personnel during World War Two. June McKenzie sent this bag to her brother John (Jack) who was serving as a cook in the Middle East. June worked at H & J Smith and has had all her workmates write personal messages to Jack on the outside of the bag.

While Jack returned home uninjured, June received serious head injuries when a plane, taking part in an Emergency Precautions Service exercise on June 11 1942, crashed in the Main Street of Gore.

Maker Role
Manufacturer
Date Made
1943
Period
1940s
Place Made
Unknown
Medium and Materials
organic, processed material, vegetal, fibre, cotton
Measurements
h 275 mm x w 315 mm
Subject and Association Keywords
Military - World War Two
People and Families (including births, weddings, deaths)
Business and Work
Collection
Fleming Collection
Object Type
containers
Object number
GO.FLEM47

Tags

1940s
Business and Work
Fleming & Co
Military - World War Two
People and Families


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