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Re: To prevent the lips from chafing..

Postby OXFORDMON » December 15th, 2016, 6:48 pm

My thoughts exactly, not exactly Spain is it, however having said that I can't think imagine another reason for using a leaf in this way. If you or anyone else has another idea please enlighten us....
"Thus the war terminated, and with it all remembrance of the veteran's services" Gen W F P Napier.
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Re: To prevent the lips from chafing..

Postby jf42 » December 16th, 2016, 1:46 am

If the soldier in question had been a Peninsula veteran and the day grew hot....
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