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

Object Record

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Catalog Number 02003
Object Name Box, Trinket
Title Box containing soil from Canadian cemetery in France for the QOR of C from le Regiment de la Chaudiere
Date 1961/06/01
Description Small wooden box with silver plaque on top of lid, nailed to lid on corners. Brass segments used at corners along top of box. Lid has two hinges holding it to the box, hook used to hold lid shut. Contains packet made from paper and staples containing "earth from Canadian cemeteries France" Name "J.Broehey(?)" inscribed in wood, top left corner of base.
Material Brass/Wood/Silver/Soil
Dimensions H-5.7 W-15.4 L-8 cm
Condition Good
Condition Notes Paper packet yellowed and fragile/brittle. Box has some chipping on bottom/base. Plaque slightly tarnished.
People Broehey, J.