|Date made||pre 1941|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Cog from Japanese pushbike
Toothed bicycle cog, found at the site of an ambush at Bakri crossroads in the early 1960s.
Japanese infantry units exploited the speed and mobility of the bicycle extensively in their Malayan campaign. This cog was recovered by Warrant Officer Balsillie from the site of a major action, along with other battlefield items.