This battery treminal was removed from one of the Japanese Midget Submarines sunk in Sydney Harbour during the night attack on Sunday 31st May 1942 and sold publicly as a souvenir to raise money for the RAN relief funds for sailors.
Metal plate - two round black metal lugs on top of a flat grey lead plate with four Japanese characters stamped on the base off the top of a battery from a Midget Submarine, with a cardboard souvenir card.
Inscriptions & markings
Metal Plate - four Japanese characters.
Cardboard tag - "A Guaranteed Souvenir / from the / Japanese Midget Submarine / Sunk in Sydney Harbour,/ Sunday May 31st, 1942" / sign by "Rear-Admiral in Charge, Sydney /July 30, 1942 Proceeds to RAN Relief Fund & King George's Fund for Sailors". Back of Tag - "27th November 1942 on show in the Gardens in Melbourne"