Turkish camp bed stretcher used by General Monash

Place Middle East: Ottoman Empire, Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli, Sari Bair Area
Accession Number RELAWM00438.001
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Personal Equipment
Maker Unknown
Place made Ottoman Empire: Turkey
Date made pre 1915
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Description

Light Canvas stretcher, top reinforced with wood along the long sides.

History / Summary

GENERAL MONASH'S CAMP BED. CAPTURED FROM THE TURKS AT SARI BAIR ON AUGUST 6TH, 1915, AND USED BY GENERAL MONASH DURING THE REMAINDER OF THE WAR.