Boer War 1899 – 1902
From the Huntly Express 9th March 1900
Queen’s Chocolate Box
One of the Queen’s chocolate boxes has arrived here for Mrs Bowie, Glenmarkie from her husband who is amongst the Royal Scots Greys under General French.
It is at present on view at the Post Office where it is proving itself an object of much interest.
A Boer War chocolate tin, a gift from Queen Victoria.
(image from: collections.tepapa.govt.nz)