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First Aid Kit - Aeronatic U.S.

From the Collection of Ballarat RSL Sub-Branch Inc. 330 Heinz Lane Invermay Park Victoria

Description
Rectangular; khaki coloured; metallic zip that runs along two sides and the top; one outside pocket with press stud; carrying strap at back; two flaps both sides of strap with metal attachments for securing.
Contents inside include shoe horn; pocket knife with two blades; two packaged large field first-aid dressings; two vials (in cardboard packaging) of Morphine Tartrate; one bottle of drinking water purifying tablets; one packet of 8 wound tablets; two packets sulfanilamide wound powder; one box 4” bandage compresses; one box eye dressing containing 3 cotton pads, 3 sets adhesive strips, 2 tubes boric acid ointment and 1 tube ointment; one packaged small first-aid dressing; one package containing two tubes of boric acid ointment. There is also a small piece of foil which was found deep inside the kit but it is unknown if it actually belonged here. Contents in outer pocket - one package containing ten iodine applicators; one package of adhesive 1” bandage gauze.
Size
190mm Length; 120mm Depth; 120mm Width when closed
Object Registration
1341
Inscriptions & Markings
On outside of kit - “Kit, First Aid Aeronatic U.S.”
Underneath kit - red painted cross
Pocket knife - Inscription on both sides with logo (M inside circle) “McEwan-Younger Ltd. Edinburgh”
Last updated
11 Feb 2019 at 5:59PM