|Place||Europe: France, Picardie, Somme|
|Object type||Firearm accessory|
|Date made||c 1916|
First World War, 1914-1918
G 98 Rifle Grenade firing stand
Rifle grenade firing stand made from steel parts. The stand consists of a four posted frame onto which a Gewehr 98 rifle was attached. The frame is attached to a square wooden baseplate which has provision for limited traverse. The rifle clamp has a simple metal elevation plate attached. The stand is painted matt grey. There are no markings.
This rifle grenade stand was captured by the 31st Battalion on the Somme on 8 August 1918.