Flanders Fields (Belgium). 'For much of the 20th century, Flanders Fields were synonymous not with potato and hop production but with poppies and death in the wake of the mindless battles of WWI. The area around Ypres remains dotted with moving, manicured graveyards where white memorial crosses bear silent witness in seemingly endless rows.' http://www.lonelyplanet.com/belgium/flanders/ypres
This is a little brass tin issued to soldiers by Princess Mary in Christmas 1914, originally containing chocolate & cigarettes, and a pencil in a bullet case. The card inside reads 'With best wishes for a victorious New Year, from the Princess Mary and friends at home.'