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SEWING KIT

From the Collection of Bendigo Soldiers Memorial Institute Military Museum 37 - 39 Pall Mall Bendigo Victoria

Description
RAAF issue mending kit. Rectangular, khaki, cotton drill material which can be rolled & secured with 2 white cotton ties. Inside the roll is a long white pouch divided into 3 sections. At the opposite end to the ties is a khaki pouch with a piece of grey flannel attached. Contents include 2 needles, 1 thimble, 3 silver metal buttons, 2 brown bakelite buttons, 2 hanks of navy wool, 1 hank of khaki wool, 1 hank of black, cream & green thread.
Size
Flat: L 37 x W 10.5; Rolled: Dia 6.5 x H 10.5 cms
Object Registration
3582
Historical information
Item re Frederick Gardner DAVEY DFC No 410533 RAAF.
Refer Reg No 3536P for his service details.
When Made
c.WWII
Inscriptions & Markings
Handwritten in black ink on outside near ties: 410533 RAAF.
Last updated
15 Oct 2019 at 12:54PM