Historical information

This case was used by Captain Charles Arblaster, a graduate of the Royal Military College Duntroon, who served with the 8th Light Horse Regiment at Gallipoli where he was wounded and evacuated to the United Kingdom for treatment. He returned to Egypt and transferred to the 53rd Infantry Battalion and proceeded to the Western Front where he was wounded and taken prisoner of war at Fromelles on 20 July 1916 and died of wounds four days later. He was aged 21.


Personal item which adds to other items in the collection.

Physical description

Small leather pouch with belt attachment. Belt attachment and front flap closed with metal buttons.

Inscriptions & markings

CA / 8LH / MGS