Historical information

Item in the collection re Wing Commander Leonard Bacon OBE.
Refer Cat No 7510.2 for his extensive service details.

Physical description

Mark 7 cartridge that has been fired. Lead bullet head in top with a cleft cut into it. A flattened piece of metal inserted into the cleft in the shape of a butter knife blade. Blade is loose within its mount.

Inscriptions & markings

Base of cartridge engraved "1932", "M", "V11".