|Physical description||Brass, Lead|
|Place made||Italy, Libya: Tobruk|
|Date made||pre 1941; 1941|
Second World War, 1939-1945
47mm Italian Shell case : inscribed by Walter James Percival, 2nd AIF
An Italian 47 mm shell case on which is punched in small dots the words "TOBRUK / CIRENAICA / LIBIA / 1941", and "W.J.P / QX17507".
This type of shell was fired by an Italian 47 mm anti tank gun, and later inscribed by Walter James Percival at Tobruk with his service number and his record of service.