Historical information

Number stamped on leather strapping around the bottle is “435891” This matches Flying Office Mervyn Albert Henry Schramm who enlisted 8/10/43 and was discharged 20/12/45 and was posted to RAF Station Gampston.
The name written on the felt bottle cover possible “lowein” ?? Does not match any on the DVA rolls.

Physical description

Military Issued Water Bottle. Bottle in blue tin metal but is fully bound in brown felt material. Wrapped around felt is a leather strap that hooks over the shoulder. The water bottle is capped by a cork top with a metal hook into a wooden top on the cork. Lid is attached to the case by a piece of string.

Inscriptions & markings

Written on the felt case cover in black pen a name appears to be "Denis Lowein". Stamped on leather strap No. “435891”, also on side strap "R.A.A.F K.W (over)194?"