Bayonet Scabbard and Frog. Ex British Army.
Inscriptions & markings
Crown above Wilkinson on blade. D arrow and ID.
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Bayonet Scabbard and Frog. Ex British Army.
Crown above Wilkinson on blade. D arrow and ID.
Japanese sword and scabbard. Sword hilt has what appears to be an ivory inlay then is wrapped in cotton? twine. It also has brass decorations on each end of the hilt and a brass guard. The scabbard is made of metal with a brass tip, brass decoration on the mouth and brass carrying ring.
japanese, world war two, world war 2, ww2, ww11
The Number 1 Training School (No 1 F.T.S ) was formed in 1921 to train pilots. After training 3000 pilots the school was disbanded in 1944.
Photograph of The Class Flights 1 & 2. 13.04.1943 ------ 03.07.1943. Shows 36 students and 3 teachers.
Brunswick Technical School RAAF Fitters Flights 1 & 2. 13-4-43 --- 3-7-43.
Canvas Khaki sewing kit - also called "The Housewife". Includes pkt needles, thimble, buttons, wool and cotton. 2 x pockets cotton tape ties with 2 internal pockets, name tag one pocket can be buttoned. Includes 2 x badges circa WW1.
Regimental #315385 David Lawrence Meyers.
Volumes 1-13, missing volume 7. Maroon cover with black engraved writing and scrollwork.
Appears to be AN 1993 (Australian Navy) 40MM MK4 Brass Shell fitted with a 4/53 40MM MO MK 4T projectile HES (High explosive substitute) AN (Australian Navy)
Shell-40MM MK 4, OT28 MF,AN1993. Projectile- HES AN, 40MM MO MK 4T, 0210 4/53 BS
Steel sword in leather scabbard with laced leather bound hilt.
Large steel machete in canvas scabbard with webbing frog.
D.Arrow D (Dept. of Defence) DC-44 inscribed on blade.
Folding Wallet Camouflage Canvas with Velcro strap. Pockets inside the wallet containing -Dept. of Defence Message Notebook OC 076)-Armoured Fighting Vehicle Driving Licence May Scott Andrew Army No 8508114 - 3 x Range record -AFV Range Card (OWR 38) Gun/Target Information.- RAAC Commanders Card (OWG 136)
Refer Physical Destription
The Pace Stick is used to measure the correct length of pace. Rhythm and uniformity in marching is achieved by using the Pace Stick as well as the drum and metronome. Correct pace length is necessary not only for ceremonial purposes, but also to reduce fatigue on long marches and set the standard of accuracy required of soldiers. The Pace Stick is actually two pieces of timber, hinged at the top and able to be set to a particular distance, something like the compass set you used at school.
Small glass dish containing sand from Anzac Cove Gallipoli.
Various small items in box. Includes white metal Centenary of Melbourne Medal 1934 /35. There were 325600 made and issued to school children ( two were produced in gold.) Obverse shows Yarra river with Melbourne outline in background. Reverse sailing ship harbour and whale. Portland was Victoria's first settlement in 1834. Melbourne's settlement with John Batmen a year later.
Obverse Centenary Melbourne 1835. Reverse Centenary of Victoria 1834.
Significant historical importance during the Vietman War-era. These HUEY'S were responsible for saving thousands of injured and distressed military personnel. Dustoff was donated to the Dandenong RSL by the United States in September 2003. Dustoff is a Iroquois UH - 11v ( a modified UH - 1D ) she was fully restored when donated. They were a highly manoeuvrable aircraft.
Very important. Huey saved lives. Dustoff is a local attraction bringing many people to view it.
Ex U.S Military helicopter. Dustoff or CASEVAC - fitted out to evacuate wounded soldiers during the Vietnam War. These helicopters were commonly called "Hueys".
Large Red Cross on front. Left hand side - UNITED STATES ARMY 73 - 21763 USAR. Red Cross with 763 enclosed and small Vietnamese Flag. Right hand side - Red Cross with 763 enclosed small Australian Flag RAAF with Kangaroo. Tailfin RHS A2-767 over red, white and blue flag representing New Zealand.
Is of Historical significance. This map was put together by T.R.Beaton on the 15th February 2002. He used old railway and road maps to show the route and it took him over 15 months to put together. T.R. Beaton was Manager/Curator of Australian Government Memorial Museum built above " Hellfire Pass " or Konyu Cutting.
Framed picture map of the Burma _ Siam Railway.
Major historical significance.
Wooden framed photograph with diagram of the Railway. Illustrates the construction of the Railway. Began in October 1942 and completed on October 1943.
Presented to Dandenong RSL by J. W. Barker (The Judge) August 1989.
Traditional Naval Uniform.
Full navy uniform - 2 x jackets and pants, cap and tie. ! x full white uniform. #6/SI.P.O.F.C
P.O.F.C (Petty Officer Fire Control) Insignia on right sleeve. P.O Stoker R.D on left sleeve. Gold buttons on front of uniform. Officer's hat coloured black and white Embroidered Crown over silver anchor.
Bayonet attaches to .303 rifle used in hand to hand combat. Historic significance.
Steel bayonet with metal and leather scabbard. Wooden handle.
letter A enclosed in Star with X between. Arrow pointing to tip.
Historical significance. HMS Hydra (A144) was a deep ocean hydrographic survey vessel. She was the third of 3 Hecla Class vessel's , laid down on 14th May 1964 at Yarrow Shipbuilders at Scotstoun on the River Clyde and commissioned 4th May 1966. Displacement of 2000 tons (2945 fully loaded).Length 79 Mtrs. Beam 15.4 Mtrs. Draught 4.9 mtrs. Compliment of 12 Officers and 116 crewmen. Saw operations during Falklands War. Decommissioned in 1986 and and sold to the Indonesian Navy still active as of 2019.
Wooden plaque with metal plate.
White sails surrounding shield over 9 headed dragon over pennant with wording H.M.S. Hydra below.
The Pattern 1907 bayonet, officially called the Sword bayonet, pattern 1907 (Mark I), was a British bayonet designed to be used with the Short Magazine Lee Enfield (SMLE) rifle. The Pattern 1907 bayonet was used by the British and Commonwealth forces throughout both the First and Second World Wars. The Pattern 1907 bayonet consisted of a one-piece steel blade and tang, with a cross guard and pommel made from wrought iron or mild steel, and a grip usually of walnut secured to the tang by two screws. The entire bayonet was 21+3⁄4 inches (550 mm) long and weighed 16+1⁄2 ounces (470 g), although the weight of production models varied from 16 to 18 ounces (450 to 510 g). The Pattern 1907 bayonet's blade was 17 inches (430 mm) long. A shallow fuller was machined into both sides of the blade, 12 inches (300 mm) long and extending to within 3 inches (76 mm) of the tip, with variations due to the judgement of individual machinists. The Pattern 1907 bayonet was supplied with a simple leather scabbard flitted with a steel top-mount and chape, and usually carried from the belt by a simple frog. The Pattern 1907 bayonet attached to the SMLE by a boss located below the barrel on the nose of the rifle and a mortise groove on the pommel of the bayonet. The combined length of the SMLE and Pattern 1907 bayonet was 5 feet 2 inches (1.57
GR 1907 6.......'17 Wilkinson Stamped on right side of base of blade with various symbols on the left side. Hand carved on RHS Bakelite part of handle K ? (EFX) on LHS - MB
Wooden plaque with Cast Circle attached to front.
Cast Circle with -Naval Association Of Australia" Crown on top and Anchor with Chain in centre of circle., "Port Adelaide" underneath circle.
Historical significance. Insignia of the Papua New Guinea Command - The Murray Barracks - Australian National Service.
Papua New Guinea Command. Palm Tree in silver over Crocodile in gold over wording.
The Defence Medal 1939-1945 ribbon attachment fitted.
Obverse shows King George 6th facing left. Inscribed Georgivs VI D: G; Br. OMN:Rex F: D: Ind: Imp. Reverse shows 2 standing lions with crown between with dates 1939 and 1945 and below inscription THE DEFENCE MEDAL.
3 x Returned Sailors & Soldiers Imperial League Australia. Member no 56621 and81993 on two badges. 1 badge has year 74.
Australian Commonwealth Military Forces
Shoulder Crown with markings set on brass disc.
Small bronze medal made by Stokes & Son issued to Australian schoolchildren in 1919 at the end of WWI. Small bronze medal. The obverse has a figure of Victory, a female figure with flowing robes and hair, with doves flying around her head; there are two supine figures at her feet, and they appear to be breaking the chains of war. The reverse depicts a soldier and a sailor with a crown and laurel wreath. The laurel wreath encloses the inscription. The figures stand near a scroll. There is a small metal loop at the top of the medal to allow it to be attached to a ribbon or hung on a chain.
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