Historical information

Standard pattern of clasp knives issued since before the Second World War.
Part of the Kevin John Herdman, No. 397661, Collection.
See Catalogue No. 5942P for details of his service record.

Physical description

Stainless steel construction clasp knife consisting of a blade, a can opener, a screwdriver, and a spike. The knife is attached to a khaki coloured lanyard.

Inscriptions & markings

Stamped on the side of the knife: 'WHITTINGSLOWE OPENER, 15737, PAT. APPN., ADELAIDE, D (upwards arrow) D'.