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

On December 25, 1945 the Canadian Army Overseas enjoyed a Christmas Dinner aboard the H.M.T. Queen Elizabeth. This was the first Christmas following the end of the Second World War, earlier that same year. 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 Aboard H. M. T. Queen Elizabeth (December 25, 1945).

Folding menu card. 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