WW2 Gurkha Military Issue 'Kukri' 1943
A rarely found example of the official military issue Kukri as used not only by the famous Gurkhas but also by many other Indian & Allied troops.
This piece is a WW2 issue example with blade markings of 'M 43' denoting date of manufacture as 1943.
Brown handle is in good order with small abrasion to one side through use. Blade is still good with no pitting or damage & ma... read more
WW2 Canadian Bren Gun Spare Barrel & Parts Bag 1944
Good example of the Canadian issue bag issued to Bren Gun crews for carrying spare barrel & parts, cleaning rod & other tools. Normally carried by the No2 (loader).
Arrow in circle Canadian stamp to inside flap with faint date 1944. Tongue & eye fastening. read more
WW2 British Discharge Papers & Related Ephemera
Two Army Forms relating to Discharge from the Army & also a Duty Free Consessions Army Form where the soldier has sent two pairs of ladies stockings back to the UK from Overseas ( 1944 dated ). Two forms to one man the other to another. Laso a British Legion leaflet entitled ' Leaving The Army ? '.
Good condition. read more
WW2 British Casualty Paperwork Group (S.Lancashire Regiment)
Interesting & poignant group of paperwork relating to the death of a British Officer who was killed on Active Service in India in September 1942.
The correspondence starts in August 1942 with his wife having written to the Army to enquire as to the welfare of her husband who was serving in India & who she hadnt had any contact from for some time. The enquiries have been taken up ... read more
WW2 British Civilian Gas Mask
British civilian gas mask in its cardboard box with private purchase tan waterproof covering still fitted.
Mask rubber is perished with a tear to its covering at rear portion.
Lid of cardboard box has name & address of owner clearly written on.