Christmas Dinner at Sea aboard the H.M.T Queen Elizabeth

On 25 December 1945 units of the Canadian Army Overseas enjoyed a Christmas Dinner aboard HMT Queen Elizabeth, the first Christmas following the end of the Second World War. The menu, featuring roast turkey, plum pudding, and Christmas cake among other delicious meal options, highlights the celebratory spirit among military service personnel. 

Canadian Army Overseas, Christmas Dinner at Sea, 25 December 1945, aboard H.M.T. Queen Elizabeth.
menu, 20cm x 12.5cm
Ley and Lois Smith War, Memory, and Popular Culture Research Collection - The University of Western Ontario - London, Ontario
Second World War