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Water Bottle

From the Collection of 8th/13th Victorian Mounted Rifles Regimental Collection Building 129 Carlisle Drive North Bandiana Vic

Description
Metal water bottle with Bakelite cap and felt covering and leather strap of the type issued to soldiers of the German army probably during WW II (1939-1945), but possibly during WWI (1914-1918).
Size
210mm high x 150mm wide x 60mm deep
Object Registration
1094
Keywords
water bottle, german, wwii (1939-1945)
Historical information
This object was found on a rubbish tip by a soldier serving in the Army Reserve and donated as an object of military interest to the Regimental Collection.
Significance
Souvenir of enemy equipment of likely interest in Australia during and immediately following the war. Discarded as interest in the war diminished.
Last updated
18 Dec 2017 at 5:40PM