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German medical examination kit


A German medical examination kit souvenired during the battle for Passchendaele in 1917.

The kit consists of a white cotton case and five instruments: thermometer, tweezers, spatula, probe and needle probe. The back of the case has 'Souvenir 4th Oct [1917], The Battle of Ypres', 'Oct 12th 1917', and 'W092' written on it.


National Army Museum Te Mata Toa
Accession Number: 1983.881
Permission of the National Army Museum Te Mata Toa must be obtained before any reuse of this image.

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