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H5255 CH classification ARMS & ARMOUR Ordnance projectile


Department

  • Cultures and Histories

Brief description

  • Rod grenade for Lee Enfield rifle. Brass notched cylinder mounted of steel rod.

Subject Notes

  • British No.3 Mk.I Rod Grenade. Rifle grenades like this were developed by both combatant sides in many types and forms during WW1, as a method of delivery of grenades from trenches, which would also limit any exposure of soldiers to enemy fire during the process of launching this type of weapon.

Details

  • Registration number: H5255
  • Classification: CH classification ARMS & ARMOUR Ordnance projectile
  • Name or title: British No.3 Mk.I Rod Grenade
  • Production date: 1914-1918
  • History and use: British No.3 Mk.I Rod Grenade. Rifle grenades like this were developed by both combatant sides in many types and forms during WW1, as a method of delivery of grenades from trenches, which would also limit any exposure of soldiers to enemy fire during the process of launching this type of weapon.

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