|Place made||United Kingdom: England|
Second World War, 1939-1945
Malayan Emergency, 1948-1960
Lee-Enfield No 5 Mk I Rifle
Lee-Enfield No 5 Mk I bolt action rifle. Receiver engraved No 5MKI ROF(F) over 5/45 N1879. It has a wooden butt with a rubber pad and fore end. The muzzle has a cone flash hider and a bayonet lug. The sights are a front post and an adjustable aperture leaf rear.
This type of shortened and lightened rifle was commonly referred to as the Jungle Carbine. They were issued to Australian troops serving in the Malayan Emergency.