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One-shilling note used by the British Armed Forces

This one-shilling note is an example of the currency in which the British Armed Forces were paid while on overseas service. The notes for use on the reverse of the bank note state:

'This note is valid only for transactions within official canteens and organisations laid down in G.R.Os. of the theatre. Except as may be expressly provided in G.R.Os. It must in no circumstances be offered to any person who is not entitled to use British Service Canteens. Improper use of this note is a disciplinary offence and may render the offender liable to penalties.'

This note was provided by Julia Mackenzie who was interviewed by a pupil of Central Primary School, Inverness, as part of a War Detectives project in 2005

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One-shilling note used by the British Armed Forces

1940s

War Detectives; World War 2; World War II; Second World War; 2nd World War; Armed Forces; money; currency; cash

Am Baile and War Detectives

War Detectives (documents)

This one-shilling note is an example of the currency in which the British Armed Forces were paid while on overseas service. The notes for use on the reverse of the bank note state:<br /> <br /> 'This note is valid only for transactions within official canteens and organisations laid down in G.R.Os. of the theatre. Except as may be expressly provided in G.R.Os. It must in no circumstances be offered to any person who is not entitled to use British Service Canteens. Improper use of this note is a disciplinary offence and may render the offender liable to penalties.'<br /> <br /> This note was provided by Julia Mackenzie who was interviewed by a pupil of Central Primary School, Inverness, as part of a War Detectives project in 2005