Damaged dismounted service pattern mess tin, Lone Pine, Gallipoli : Private E deW T Walker, 1 Battalion, AIF
|Title||Damaged dismounted service pattern mess tin, Lone Pine, Gallipoli : Private E deW T Walker, 1 Battalion, AIF|
|Date made||c 1915|
Rusted, dismounted service pattern kidney shaped mess tin without lid. There are two large dents in the bottom front with a hole, and a larger hole in the side. The wire handle is present. The base of the tin is scratched '1 AIF ER [partially illegible] / E WalKer', in a combination of print and cursive script.
This mess tin is associated with 1832 (sometimes recorded as 1706) Private Eric deWitte Talmage Walker, who was killed in action between 6 - 9 August 1915 at Lone Pine, Gallipoli.