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Watch case

From the Collection of 8th/13th Victorian Mounted Rifles Regimental Collection Building 129 Carlisle Drive North Bandiana Vic

Description
Small leather pouch with belt attachment. Belt attachment and front flap closed with metal buttons.
Object Registration
0138
Keywords
arblaster, 8th australian light horse
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.
Significance
Personal item which adds to other items in the collection.
Inscriptions & Markings
CA / 8LH / MGS
Last updated
31 Jul 2020 at 4:27PM