|Place||Oceania: New Guinea|
|Object type||Firearm accessory|
|Physical description||Brass, Canvas|
|Place made||United Kingdom|
|Date made||c 1916|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Webley M1906 Pistol Holster : Corporal D Kilp, Z Special Forces
A pistol holster for a Webley M1906 Metropolitan Police semi-automatic pistol with attached holster storage pouch. The holster is made from brown canvas and has brass fittings and press studs.
Canvas pistol holster issued with the Webley M1906 Metropolitan Police pistol. It was used to hold the pistol taken from a dead Japanese pilot by Donald Kilp who was serving with Z Special forces in New Guinea. The pistol then became his personal weapon. The Japanese aircraft had been shot down by Australian forces serving in the area.