|Place||Africa: South Africa|
South Africa, 1899-1902 (Boer War)
Mannlicher Model 1895 Rifle : Major J Bruche, Commonwealth Horse
Mannlicher Model 1895 straight pull bolt action rifle. The breech is stamped OE over WG. It has a full length wooden stock with a stacking hook near the muzzle. The serial number is on the barrel knox form and the left side of the butt.
This rifle was obtained by Major General Sir Julius Bruche who served with the Second Contingent Australian Commonwealth Horse during the Boer War.