Waterbottle: EOKA terrorist's

Catalogue number
  • EQU 4294
  • Cork: Cork
  • Waterbottle: metal
  • Cover: textile
Alternative names
  • full name: Waterbottle: EOKA terrorist's
  • simple name: personal equipment:

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Physical description

Waterbottle & cover Metal waterbottle, probably of British origin, complete with cork and canvas web 'bucket' cover. The cover is grazed by a shrapnel strike.

History note

This waterbottle was carried during the Cyprus Emergency by EOKA terrorist leader, Kyriakos Christoforou Matsis, who was killed on a raid at the village of Kato Dhikamo, near Nicosia, 19 November 1958. The bottle was damaged by a grenade fragment.

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