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Australian War Memorial exhibit.

ID Number: RELAWM01909WM

Title: 3 inch Stokes Trench Mortar Bomb.

Maker: CA Vandervell & Co.

Date made: 1916.

Steel; 3 inch Stokes mortar inert high explosive projectile. The mortar projectile is a steel tube shaped canister with a detonator and firing cartridge holder at the rear end and a fuze mechanism at the front end. The cartridge holder has gas vent holes along the body. The projectile is painted khaki and there is a red and green filling ring painted around the body.

Markings - projectile - CAV (BROAD ARROW); 10.16; JXB H/I (BROAD ARROW); Fuze - NO 146 MK 1 FUZE.

Measurements: Projectile diameter: 81 (mm); Projectile length: 417 (mm); Projectile weight: 4.1 (kg)

Summary: The 3 inch Stokes Mortar high explosive projectile was introduced into British Army service in 1916 and remained in service on the Western Front for the duration of the First World War. This mortar bomb is inert and has been marked 'FREE FROM EXPLOSIVES'.
Date photograph taken in 2002 ?
Source

Steve Johnson's Cyber-Heritage website http://www.cyberheritage.com/australianwarmemorial/index1.html. http://www.cyberheritage.com/australianwarmemorial/IMG_3486.JPG

This is a clipped, scaled and equalised version.
Author Steve Johnson http://www.cyber-heritage.co.uk
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