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Title Sgt de Bartok's "Wiley X" Gloves
Date 2008/ /
Description Wiley X gloves in "desert tan" colour. Appears to have been made from a combination of plastic and fabric. Breathable section at wrist has the letters "WX" representing the brand Wiley X. Adjustable strap at wrist with velcro. Letters "WX" also on adjustable strap.
Catalog Number 01297
Object Name Glove
Credit line Donated by Sgt Adam de Bartok
Material Plastic/Fabric/Velcro
Year Range from 2008
Year Range to 2009
Dimensions H-6 W-10 L-18 cm
Search Terms Afghanistan
Gloves
Uniform
Condition Good
Condition Notes Gloves are well used with some holes in the fingers, and some fraying fabric.
Event Afghanistan
People De Bartok, Adam
Relation Show Related Records...
Notes Stained from diesel and blood following an attack on 21 November 2008 in Kandahar that destroyed the Light Armoured Vehicle III, where (then) MCpl de Bartok (QOR) was serving as "air sentry". Used in many attackes, firefights and tactical combat casualty care situations.