The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Regimental Museum and Archives

Object Record

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Catalog Number 01028
Object Name Wire, Barbed
Credit line Donated by Rob Grieve
Title Barbed Wire Fragment
Description Small section of German made barbed wire. A central length of wire has smaller sections of sharp-ended wire coiled around it and protruding in all directions.
Material Metal
Year Range from 1914.0
Year Range to 1919.0
Dimensions L-9 cm
Search Terms Barbed Wire
Trenches
Crater
Beaumont Hamel
World War, 1914-1918
Condition Poor
Condition Notes Extremely rusted, barbs are fragile and many are broken.
Event World War, 1914-1918
Place of Origin Germany