Turkish 75 mm Artillery Fuze
ID numberREL/02637
Collection typeTechnology
TitleTurkish 75 mm Artillery Fuze
Object typeMunition
Place madeOttoman Empire: Turkey
Date madec 1915
Physical description
  • Brass
  • Metal
DescriptionTurkish impact fuze made from brass and resembling German 75 mm artillery fuze. The fuze has Turkish markings and time setter graduations engraved at the base of the timing rings. There is some impact damage to the fuze structure. Slight deterioration of the brass has occurred. The fuze is left in the brass finish and has a steel ring collar.
SummaryThis fuze was collected by Sergeant D Mortimer, 14th Battalion Australian Infantry Force at Gallipoli in 1915.