WWI shaving kit

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This shaving kit was won by my father George Gray when he was a soldier with the Canadian Army in WWI. He won it in a competition when serving in France to see who could throw hand grenades the furthest. He wasn't a Canadian citizen, he was from Greenwich, but had been working as a trapper in the wilds of Canada when he heard there was a war in Europe. He preferred a cut throat razor and so never used this kit, but when I served in WWII he passed it on to me and I have used it ever since, and I am now 88!

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