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

Object Record

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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.
Catalog Number 01028
Object Name Wire, Barbed
Credit line Donated by Rob Grieve
Material Metal
Year Range from 1914
Year Range to 1919
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