Object details

Category
Equipment
Related period
Second World War (association)
Materials

whole: metal

Dimensions

whole: Length 50 mm, Width 68 mm, 1

Catalogue number
EQU 1593

Object associations

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Souvenirs and ephemera
identity tag
Weapons and ammunition
bullet and identity tags
Souvenirs and ephemera
identity tag, Far East POW

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