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Gas Mask - WW1

From the Collection of Tatura Irrigation & Wartime Camps Museum 49 Hogan S Tatura VIC

Description
WW1 gas mask. Face mask tube connected to metal container.All contained inside canvas haversack. Cellophane.
Size
H 25 cm x W 23 cm x D 5 cm
Object Registration
L3359
Keywords
ww1 army gear, ww1 gas masks, james rose, 8th field ambulance co.
Historical information
Issued to Australian servicemen during WW1 when poison gas was used in warfare in Europe. Object used in WW1 by Ron Rose's father, James Rose. He served in the 8th field ambulance co, 1915 - 1918.
When Made
1914 - 1918
Last updated
20 Feb 2019 at 4:00PM