Kitbag, Australian Army, WW2
From the Collection of Montmorency/Eltham RSL Sub Branch Petrie Park 16 Mountain View Road Montmorency Victoria
- The kitbag consists of a long, brown, canvas cylinder closed at the bottom. The top has an internal canvas flap and eight brass grommets to allow a drawstring type rope to securely close the bag. A metal D-shaped hinged clasp to enable fitting of a padlock (end of straight section of D has been broken off - see photo). The name and army serial number of the owner are stencilled in white paint on the side of the bag.
- 720mm x 320mm (dia. at opening), 300mm (at base)
- WW2 standard army issue kitbag.
- Name and serial number of soldier stenciled on bag. Details of service available on Australian WW2 Memorial Roll. Donated by a family member who was a Montmorency/Eltham sub-branch member.
- Along side of bag:
Stencil of "armoured arm holding battleaxe" (see photo - a unit insignia?)
"A white solid circle"
- 10 Jun 2020 at 12:27PM