Remains of a Webley Revolver : 15 Battalion, AIF

Place Europe: Western Front
Accession Number RELAWM00729
Collection type Technology
Object type Firearm
Place made United Kingdom: England
Date made Unknown
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Remains of a Webley Revolver. Two parts being the breech section of the barrel frame and the blown apart cylinder.

History / Summary

This revolver was issued to a member of a Lewis gun crew of the 15th Battalion. The gun received a direct hit from a German shell and all the crew were killed with the exception of the gunner, who was in possession of this pistol. He escaped unhurt. No other remains of the pistol were found.