Pair of plastic water bottles : Special Air Services Regiment

Place Asia: Afghanistan
Accession Number REL30514.005
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Personal Equipment
Physical description Plastic
Maker Unknown
Date made 1992; 1994
Conflict Afghanistan, 2001-
Description

Pair of green plastic water bottles with screw caps. One of the lids has a plastic retaining collar fitted around the neck of the bottle, while the other is unattached. Both bottles are marked on the body in raised lettering 'FOR WATER ONLY DO NOT APPLY CANTEEN TO OPEN FLAME OR BURNER PLATES'.

History / Summary

Used by an Australian Special Air Services (SAS) Regiment trooper in Afghanistan, 2002.