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

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Title Trench Art Matchbox 166 Bn
Date 1916-1917
Description Copper holder for cardboard matchbox open on side for striking match. Included matchbox. Attached to the front is a 166th Battalion badge. Attached to the back is a 124 GGBG + MH Canada Overseas Battalion badge.

Inscribed on front: Canada from April 1st '16 to May 25th '17 England
Inscribed on back: From May 25th '17 France

Catalog Number 01024
Object Name Matchbox
Material Copper/Paper
Year Range from 1916
Year Range to 1917
Dimensions H-2.375 W-0.562 D-0.75 inches
Search Terms 124th Battalion
166th Battalion
Matchbox Holder
Trench Art
World War, 1914-1918
Condition Excellent
Event World War, 1914-1918
People Murdoch, T. B.