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Catalog Number 01029.3
Object Name Shovel
Credit line Donated by RSM (WO 1) J.S. Byatt, CD.
Description Iron entrenching tool. Small V-shaped slightly concave attached to short curved iron shaft. Shaft has oval shaped opening above shovel blade (presumably) so that a long handle could be attached. Object is molded from a single piece. Object is located in the webbing of 01029.1.
Material Metal/Iron
Year Range from 1914
Year Range to 1919
Dimensions W-13 L-31.5 cm
Search Terms Trenches
Uniforms
Webbing
World War, 1914-1918
Uniform
Condition Excellent
Condition Notes No visible tarnish or scratches.
Event World War, 1914-1918
People Byatt, J. Sydney
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Notes Possible reproduction