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Colchester Historeum


Accession number: 10.5511
Object type: Bandage
Date: 1939 – 1945
Materials: Cotton gauze
Measurements: 9 cm W x 8 cm H

Printed on package: "Bauer and Black, Toronto Canada. Made in Canada, January 1943".

Printed on package: directions on use of bandages.

Description: Package containing two rolls of gauze bandages.
History of Use: Bandages were issued to G. I. Smith. Like other troops in WWII, he carried this dressing package on his steel helmet under the camouflage netting, so that it could be easily reached.
Manufacturer: Bauer & Black