No 34 Mk IV Hand Grenade, British army

Accession Number RELAWM02094
Collection type Technology
Object type Grenade
Physical description Brass, Iron, Paint
Location Main Bld: First World War Gallery: Western Front 1916: Weaponry
Maker State Factory
Place made United Kingdom
Date made c. 1917
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

British No 34 Mk IV 'Egg' hand grenade. It features two horizontal halves soldered together with brass fuze and detonator ring attached at top. Impressed with 1918 in centre of bottom half.

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