Magazine Lee-Enfield Mk I* Rifle : Trooper H W Anderson, 5 Victorian Mounted Rifles

Place Africa: South Africa
Accession Number REL/19485
Collection type Technology
Object type Firearm
Place made United Kingdom: England
Date made 1900
Conflict South Africa, 1899-1902 (Boer War)

Lee Enfield Mark 1* bolt action rifle. Receiver stamped with a crown over VR ENFIELD 1900 LE I*. The left hand side of the butt is carved with the name H Anderson 1355. The right side of the fore end near the rear sight has been hand checkered. This rifle is complete with a buff leather sling.

History / Summary

This rifle was issued to Trooper Herbert Webb Anderson of the 5th Victoria Mounted Rifles during the Boer War.

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