Madsen M1902/04 spare barrel and case

Place Europe: France, Picardie, Somme, Albert Bapaume Area, Pozieres Area, Pozieres
Accession Number RELAWM03666
Collection type Technology
Object type Firearm component
Place made Denmark
Date made c 1914
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918

Madsen M1902/04 barrel and case. Machine turned air cooled barrel contained in a steel lined light brown leather case that has a buckle strap lid and canvas sling. Painted on the side of the case in white is ' Inf Bn AIF Pozieres 23-7-1916.'

History / Summary

This barrel and case were captured by the 4th Battalion on 23 July 1916 at Pozieres.