Leather medical pack, Germany, 1915-1918

Made:
1910-1918 in Germany
maker:
Unknown

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Medical pack, leather, with contents of tablets and bandage, German, 1915 to 1918

This leather first aid kit would have been attached to a belt and carried around the waist. It contains tablets and a bandage from a range of German military medical stores and would have been carried by a medic during the First World War. It is believed that the medical pack was captured from a German battleship by British forces.

Details

Category:
Therapeutics
Object Number:
A652333
Materials:
fittings, iron and leather
type:
first aid kit
taxonomy:
  • furnishing and equipment
  • tools & equipment