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The Army Museum

Kit, Mess


Accession number: 9044.18
Date: 1939 – 1945
Materials: Metal; Fabric
Marks/Label: Mess tin marked on bottom "Supreme / Ware / Metal Stampings Ltd. / Made in Canada"
Culture: Canadian
Subject: Second World War
Narrative: Scratched into the cutlery "Dowell"
Description: One two piece tin mess set with khaki draw-string pouch / holder; Tin mess kit made of two rectangles - one which can fit inside the other - each with a hinged foldable U shaped handle; Inside an unmatching set of cutlery - fork, knife, spoon all handmarked