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Hexamine Stove

From the Collection of Red Cliffs Military Museum Jamieson Ave Red Cliffs Victoria

Description
Light gauge metal folding stove using 25mm X 25mm X 10mm hexamine tablets as fuel. The stove folds up to hold a pack 0f hexamine tablets, it is gold in colour and designed to heat a mess tin in the field.
Size
120mm L X 95mm W X 30mm H
Object Registration
00063
Keywords
stove, army rations, hexamine, field cooking
Historical information
Stove used in the field by individual soldiers for heating food and boiling water. The stoves were provided in individual ration packs and when folded up held a packet of hexamine tablets, the fuel used in the stove.
When Made
1960s - 2000s
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM