prismatic marching compass, Verner's pattern

Catalogue number
  • EQU 116
Department
Exhibits
Display status
IWM North
Production date
1915
Materials
  • whole: metal & glass & leather
Dimensions
  • whole: Diameter 9 cm, Length 7 cm, Width 3 cm
Alternative names
  • full name: prismatic marching compass, Verner's pattern
  • simple name: compass, British
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Category
Equipment

© IWM (EQU 116)

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Physical description

compass & case

History note

Captain Arthur Nelson Henry Weekes MC was killed in action with 1/4 Bn Royal Sussex Regt. in the Begneux/ Grand Rozoy area (Aisne) on 29/Jul/1918 during 34 Div operations in support of the French counter attack at Soissons Note that the Commonwealth War Graves 'Debt of Honour' database records Captain Weekes' name as 'Arthur Nelson Hampton Weekes'

Stamped (compass) ink marked (case)

ANGLO-SWISS ASSOCIATION No34612 1915 VERNER'S PATTERN (Compass) Capt A Weekes !/4 R.Sx.R. (case)

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