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The Army Museum

Canteen


Accession number: 2006.09.02
Category: Drinking vessel
Date: 1914 – 1918
Materials: Metal; Fabric, Felt; Webbing
Measurements: 15 cm W x 22 cm H x 7.5 cm Depth
Marks/Label: Webbing stamped with "ME CO 1915" and an upward broad arrow.
Subject: First World War
Description: Royal blue canteen with sewn on khaki felt cover. Webbing skeleton holder attached with a metal snap and short strap holder with metal buckles on each side. Metal stopper at the top.