Bullet taken from Baron von Richthofen's triplane : Extra Regimental Corporal F Rhodes, 14 Field Artillery Brigade

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Accession Number REL34341
Collection type Technology
Object type Munition
Physical description Brass, Cupronickel
Maker Unknown
Date made 1917
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Description

7.92 mm round. Base of cartridge stamped '10 / 17 / G / S67'. Small label tied to cartridge reads 'From the plane of / Baron von Richthofen / Machine gun bullet 21/4/18'. Reverse of label reads: 'Fight started over Hamel'. Cartridge appears to have been fired.

History / Summary

Live 7.92 mm round. Base of cartridge stamped '10 / 17 / G / S67'. Small label tied to cartridge reads 'From the plane of / Baron von Richthofen / Machine gun bullet 21/4/18 / Fight started over Hamel'.