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Mess Tins

From the Collection of Geelong RSL Sub Branch 50 Barwon Heads Road Belmont Victoria

Description
Two Silver Colour, metal, oblong shaped mess tins with handles. One tins is smaller and fits inside the other when not in use.
Size
1 x 16 cm x 12 cm x 5.5 cm, 1 x 17.5 cm x 13.0 cm x 5.5 cm
Object Registration
GRSL164
Keywords
mess tins, ww2
Historical information
This mess tin has been issued to VX 26729 Thomas J Patullo who served with the AIF Field Survey Unit, RAE, during WW2.
When Made
1939
Made By
L A Co (Maker of Mess Tins)
Significance
This mess tin is the original that was issued to VX26729 Thomas J Patullo during his service in WW2.
Inscriptions & Markings
On the back of the small tin - VX26729 T J Patullo.
On the back of both tins where the handle is attached to the body - L A Co 1939 and the Defence Logo.
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:12AM