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Description Object Type NAM Accession Number
Iron shot, found by a member of the Green family on the battlefield at Naseby, 14 Jun 1645; pock marked surface with one indentation; supported on a circular black stand which bears three brass posts with ornamental pointed terminals; a note pasted to the bottom of the stand refers to the English Civil War. Ammunition 1967-07-5
Two pieces of furniture owned by Lt Gen Sir Charles Napier, Commander in Chief India, 1849-1850 (c): wooden sideboard, in three sections, with openwork decoration on the front, 1840-1853 (c); wooden chair with wickerwork seat, 1840-1853 (c). Furniture 1972-06-17
Dinna ye Hear the Pipes? Colour photogravure after Godfrey Pitney Merry, 1910 (c); associated with the Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders. Prints 1956-02-558
Two part bullet moulds from the 2nd China War, 1857-1860; made of stone for a spherical shot, capable of casting 4 shot; old label states it is a 'bullet mould from Chinese Arsenal Tientsin, Sept 1860'. Equipment, general 1967-03-22
Nine miscellaneous rifle cartridges taken from Tibet during the Tibetan Expedition, 1904; several cartridges have Russian markings, others are of the brass wrapped 'boxer' type; associated with Tibet (1903-1904). Ammunition 1966-09-125
Regimental cane, Goldstick, 1830 (c); black, highly polished staff; gold head with a flattened spherical top inscribed, with the regiment name and with the crown and cypher of William IV; below the head is a brass bound hole; was the emblem of office held by FM Sir Stapleton Cotton, 1st Viscount Combermere whilst he held the office of Goldstick to the King as Colonel of 1st Life Guards. Equipment, general 1992-05-13
Fragment of fuse from 'LONG TIM', fired into Ladysmith during the Siege of Ladysmith, 1899-1900; associated with the Boer War (1899-1902). Ammunition 1965-11-31
Brass shot. Ammunition 1965-09-135
Iron shot. Ammunition 1965-09-135
Iron cannon shot, shot from Fort William; mounted on a wooden plinth. Ammunition 1965-07-25
Brass pincer mould with spare cutter for casting one spherical ball, nineteenth century. Equipment, general 1965-04-41
Ammunition pouch; black leather bag with brass name shield, stamped with J W Hawksley; brass charger with 1.25, 1.125 and 1 ounce positions. Equipment, general 1965-04-40
Ammunition pouch; small brown leather bag; brass charger with .75 and .5 ounce positions; bag marked 1 lb, with iron ring at bottom. Equipment, general 1965-04-39
Pair of pack animal trunks, 1879 (c); wooden board construction, covered with stitched brown leather and lined with crimson leather; at the back are two heavy iron rings; fastened with a padlock, made by Hobbs and Co; used to transport the baggage of the officers of the 67th (South Hampshire) during the 2nd Afghan War. Equipment, general 1972-06-36
Shell fragment associated with the Crimean War (1854-1856). Ammunition 1965-01-165
Four shrapnel balls fixed in a cluster to a brass plate, nineteenth century. Ammunition 1965-01-163
Map case, 1914 (c); long, rectangular open case; front and back in yellow talc with folded leather edges and map grid printed in black; leather carrying handle, hinged in the centre with a metal ring and attached to leather loops; on the left is a polythene note pad, with a leather ring. Equipment, general 1972-06-46
Shell fuse cap, picked up by Lord Baden-Powell at Mafeking during the Boer War, 1899-1902. Ammunition 1964-11-29
Powder flask of pistol size; iron with red/ brown lacquer and shell pattern; brass charger. Equipment, general 1964-10-112
Mess tin, 1899-1902; tinned steel construction, with a rectangular wire carrying handle which fits into loops on either side; mug, with a folding handle, fits inside; contained in a brown leather case; owned by RSV C Fergusson, 3rd County of London Imperial Yeomanry (Sharpshooters), and used by him during the Boer War, 1899-1902. Equipment, general 1972-11-34
Powder flask; dark copper finish with embossed, beaded and flinted decoration; brass charger, marked with maker's name, Dixon and Sons. Riling type 307. Equipment, general 1964-10-112
Ammunition clip, from five used cartridges, possibly .303, used during World War One. Ammunition 1964-10-87
20 rounds of 0.45 calibre ammunition for the Martini-Henry Rifle, (one without a bullet), used by British troops during the Zulu War and taken from King Cetshwayo at his capture by Maj R J C Marter; brass rounds with a rounded lead bullet bound with paper to ensure a tight seal; stamped with two government arrows on the percussion cap; leather bandolier composed of two sections, each holding ten rounds; removable leather belt; stamped with name R Godferty. Ammunition 1964-08-77
20 rounds of 0.45 calibre ammunition for the Martini-Henry Rifle, (one without a bullet), used by British troops during the Zulu War and taken from King Cetshwayo at his capture by Maj R J C Marter; brass rounds with a rounded lead bullet bound with paper to ensure a tight seal; stamped with two government arrows on the percussion cap; leather bandolier composed of two sections, each holding ten rounds; removable leather belt; stamped with name R Godferty. Equipment, general 1964-08-77
First field dressing, 1912; drab cotton package, printed with instructions for use and the manufacturer, Gerrard and Company Limited, Birmingham and Oldbury; First field dressing, 1916; printed as above. Medical Equipment 1973-02-51
Papers of Lt Col Sir Henry Earle (1854-1939), King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, 1880-1900, including certificates, correspondence and memoirs. Archives 1996-11-60
Three spent .303 in rifle rounds with cases and bullets; one spent .45 in rifle round. Ammunition 1964-07-44
Metal measure and nozzle from a powder flask. Equipment, general 1964-05-102
Despatch case, 1808 (c); green stained kid skin folder, in two sections which fold together; a pocket is on each of the two flaps; lined with unbleached linen; the front is impressed with a shield and bears a gold inscription describing the case a having been used by the Duke of Wellington during the Peninsular and Waterloo Campaigns; it was left by the secretary of the Duke, Col Gurwood to his step-grandson, Lord Esher who gave it to Lt Gen Sir John French. Equipment, general 1973-03-31
Two pieces of shrapnel; two lead shots; from World War One (1914-1918). Ammunition 1964-05-76
Two (?) .303 calibre bullets with two finger rings from World War One (1914-1918). Ammunition 1964-05-76
Lead shot with paper stating it comes from the battlefield at Vimeiro, Peninsular War. Ammunition 1964-04-79
Quick firing 18 pdr cartridge case, with label indicating it comes from a gun issued to Field Batteries in India, 1906 and used throughout World War One; face inscribed, 'Lot 310 No 1' over '11 5/15 BSC W' and '18 pdr II lot 235 BSC CF'; also an artillery rule, 1832-1860(c) and two copper gas-checks from a 6.3 in Howitzer, MK K of 18 cwt, 1878-1880. Ammunition 1964-03-58
Quick firing 18 pdr cartridge case, with label indicating it comes from a gun issued to Field Batteries in India, 1906 and used throughout World War One; face inscribed, 'Lot 310 No 1' over '11 5/15 BSC W' and '18 pdr II lot 235 BSC CF'; also an artillery rule, 1832-1860(c) and two copper gas-checks from a 6.3 in Howitzer, MK K of 18 cwt, 1878-1880. Equipment, general 1964-03-58
Regimental cane, 1900-1914 (c); staff is made from four pieces of polished mahogany, spliced together; the head is silver plated bearing a broad disc on top, engraved with a crowned winged Irish harp surmounted by a lion couchant; owned by Sgt W C Rayfield, 8th (King's Royal Irish) Hussars. Equipment, general 1973-03-57
Despatch case, 1830-1851 (c); belonged to Gen Sir James Willoughby Gordon, GCH, GCB; pressed cardboard covered in tan leather, with a tooled cross hatched design; one partition inside; side flaps extend across the top and buckle together for security; the top is secured with a flap which is fastened by a brass catch and brass lock; locksmith is J Braham, Piccadilly; the case bears the initials of the owner, Sir James Willoughby Gordon. Equipment, general 1973-04-8
Camp clothing rack, 1887 (c); polished mahogany, in the form of two uprights and three cross pieces; each upright is on a base, made from a single piece of wood which has been carved into two legs; the cross bars fit into holes in the uprights and are secured by brass screws; owned by Capt N W Barnardiston, 57th West Middlesex Regiment. Equipment, general 1973-05-7
Folding camp chair, 1902; stained oak frame with four lathe turned legs, joined by wooden struts and leather straps as arm rests; the seat and back are of pale green canvas and the back is revolving and does not fix into any position; owned by Capt H K Clough, King's Own (Royal Lancashire Regiment), and used during the Boer War. Furniture 1973-07-7
Waterbottle, Oliver Pattern 1875-1890 (c); flat back with convex sides; the spout has a raised wooden lip and is threaded internally to receive an iron wing nut stopper with a central hole; with a carrying handle; reputedly carried by a member of the Illingworth family who took part in the Jameson Raid, 1896. Equipment, general 1973-07-43
Trunk, 1912-1915 (c); heavy canvas, painted black; in the shape of a suitcase with a hinged lid; the seams are reinforced with leather and on either side are thick leather handles; the surface is painted in white with the name of the owner, Capt C O Hay, Army Service Corps, whilst serving on the North West Frontier, India. Equipment, general 1973-08-110
First field dressing, 1914-1918 (c); khaki drab cotton package; paper labels on the front and back are printed with instructions for use and the manufacturer's name, Burroughs, Wellcome and Co, manufacturing chemists. Medical Equipment 1973-12-26
Koehler depressing gun carriage, late eighteenth century; associated with Siege of Gibraltar. Models 1995-07-54
Half crown coin, struck 1840; reverse has been defaced and re-engraved, 'CHUSAN, July 5th 1840, CANTON, May 25th 1841'; with a box bearing the engraver's name, Multow, Engraver and Printer to the King, on one side and on the other the owner's name, Colonel H W Adams, 18th (Royal Irish) Regiment and used during the First China war, 1840. Equipment, general 1974-02-46
Box, 1855 (c); leather covered and bound with metal; originally contained books donated to troops in the Crimea by Queen Victoria. Equipment, general 1974-02-139
Collection of four items owned by Col William Arthur Bampfylde Onslow, 6th Earl of Onslow, Royal Armoured Corps (TA), whilst in India: fly whisk; two swagger sticks; Half Anna piece, coin, dated 1835. Equipment, general 1974-03-12
Solid lead bullet for Jacob's Rifle; lead bullet with holes to take explosive charge; primer and charge for bullets. Ammunition 1964-02-27
Solid cast lead bullet for Jacob's Rifle; with flanges for refilling; cast by Mr J Bell with the aid of an original bullet mould. Ammunition 1964-02-19
Leaflet: H M Forces Letter Rates from 8 Jul 1996. Archives 1996-11-61
Photographs of Durbar Sherpar Cantonments in Old Kandahar, nd. Photographs 1964-07-6
Photocopy of an article: The Streatham News, Balham and Tooting News and Borough of Wandsworth Chronicle, 7 Jan 1916; relating to Miss Ernestine Lucy Henley who served as a nurse in Serbia. Archives 1996-11-62
Photograph of a painting of Charles Murray Hay, 1854 (c). Photographs 1964-07-7
Eight shots and musket balls, 1644-1811. Ammunition 1963-11-199
Shell projectile, mounted on an inscribed stand, Boer Forces, nd. Ammunition 1963-11-126
Medal group awarded to Pte Jean Maurice Bouchard, Canadian Army, 22nd Regiment: Korean War Medal 1950-53, Canadian issue; United Nations Korea Medal 1950-1954, French issue. Medals 1999-06-72
Typescript copy of the contingency plans for the protection of Worthing issued to 5th Sussex Home Guards Battalion, 16 Dec 1952. Archives 1996-11-63
Case for taking six shells, Boer Forces, 1899-1902; black painted steel body; lid composed of two hinged flaps; perforated shelves for shells inside; two carrying handles; associated with Boer War (1899-1902). Ammunition 1963-11-118
Printed programme card, completed in manuscript, of a concert given by the band of 19th Hyderabad Regiment following the tour with the Commonwealth Brigade in Japan, 1947. Archives 1996-11-65
Clay cannon ball, thought to be used as a practice shot with half charge, nd; associated with the Royal Army Ordnance Corps. Ammunition 1963-10-350
Offprint: 'The Resettlement of ex-Indian Army Personnel in Canada 1919-39' by Kent Fedorowich from 'Immigrants and Minorities' vol 15, no 1, Mar 1996. Archives 1996-11-66
The War Game - with Bobs in the Transvaal. Board game, 1900 (c); printed card board associated with the Boer War; with score sheets, but the counters are missing. Equipment, general 1974-03-164
Scroll presented with a Fahnenband to HQ 1 (BR) Corps on Saturday 25 Sept 1993 by Gen Haiseu, Inspekteur des Heeres, in recognition of the long association of the corps in Germany. Archives 1996-11-67
Tibetan cannon ball. Ammunition 1963-10-349
Collection of items relating to World War One: entrenching tool with a canvas case for the blade shaft; waterbottle; pair of wire cutters in a canvas case; khaki netting. Equipment, general 1974-05-64
Lead musket ball, thought to have killed Gen Picton at the battle of Waterloo, 18 Jun 1815. Ammunition 1963-10-270
Cannon ball, thought to have been hand made and used in the Taku Forts Campaign, 3rd China War, 1860. Ammunition 1963-10-261
Half of a bar shot, reputed to have been fired into Gibraltar during the Siege of Gibraltar, 1779-1783. Ammunition 1963-10-260
Grape shot, reputed to have been used by troops under General Guikel at the Siege of Athlone, 1600. Ammunition 1963-10-255
Bound typescript account of 'The Battle of Magersfontein, December 13 1899 by one who was present', written by a staff officer to the officer commanding the artillery. Archives 1996-11-68
Five shots of assorted sizes, believed to have come from the battlefield of Waterloo. Ammunition 1963-10-203
Four iron shots with part of a large shot and another small shot, mounted on a marble base; reported to have been fired at the donor's father's sister during the Crimean War, 1854-1856. Ammunition 1963-07-78
Tape measure, 1917; in a brown leather case with a brass winding handle; cloth tape marked, 'John Rabone and SonsBirmingham, England', and on the reverse, 'Rabones Rigida Tape. Trade Mark'. Scientific Instruments 1974-05-65
Shell fragments found in Folkestone, 1916; from World War One, Home Front (1914-1918). Ammunition 1963-07-36
Photocopy of typescript report: Report on the Operations of 22nd (East African) Infantry Brigade between January 23rd and June 21st 1941. Archives 1996-11-69
Four live rounds .303 in ball cordite Mk II ammunition manufactured by Birmingham Metal and Munitions Company; five live rounds of .303 in blank Mk VII ammunition, three made by Eley, 1915, and two made by Greenwood and Batley, Leeds, date obliterated, with Mk II charger; five rounds of .303 in drill ex Mk VII ammunition originally made by Eley, 1916; wooden bullets stained red with Mk II charger, from Bayham House, Folkestone, Sept 1916; four chargers of dummy/blank/empty cartridges. Ammunition 1963-07-36
Photocopy of typescript: Operations of 22 (East African) Infantry Brigade from 15 March to 16 May 1945; written by Brig R F Johnstone, 1 Jan 1945. Archives 1996-11-70
Prussian rifle cut down to make a carbine, pattern 1839, 1895 (c); converted to Minié rifled system in 1855; acquired in South Africa when used as a trade gun; associated with Trooper W T Wilkins, British South African Police, and the Jameson Raid. Firearms 1999-06-73
Centre-fire revolver cartridge, .320 in, undischarged, with fragment of court exhibit envelope; carried by a member of the British South Africa Company involved in the Jameson raid and was used in evidence at the subsequent trial in July 1896, as a result of which Dr Jameson was sentenced to imprisonment. Ammunition 1963-05-113
Smoothbore percussion trade musket, 1880 (c); made by V and R Blackmore from redundant British Army furniture; used in South Africa as a trade gun using old British Percussion locks, possibly ex-East India Government models; associated with Tpr W T Wilkins, British South African Police, and the Jameson Raid. Firearms 1999-06-74
Lead shot, stated to be 'bullet suspended from Turkish Crimean ribbon, said to have wounded an officer'; with medal ribbon attached. Ammunition 1962-11-179
Pieces of cartridge and a seal from a bottle picked up at Isandlwana in 1961; associated with the Battle of Isandlwana, Zulu War (1879). Ammunition 1962-11-32
Pieces of cartridge and a seal from a bottle picked up at Isandlwana in 1961; associated with the Battle of Isandlwana, Zulu War (1879). Equipment, general 1962-11-32
Five crude spears, 1895 (c); acquired in South Africa; associated with Tpr W T Wilkins, British South African Police, and the Jameson Raid. Polearms/Other Weapons 1999-06-75
Three hunting spears, 1895 (c); acquired in South Africa; associated with Tpr W T Wilkins, British South African Police, and the Jameson Raid. Polearms/Other Weapons 1999-06-76
Twelve small medical needles in a cardboard box, 1944 (c); found on the body of a dead Japanese soldier, Burma, 1944; associated with Signalman Reginald James Wilkins, Royal Signals. Medical Equipment 1999-06-77
Twelve small medical needles in a cardboard box, 1944 (c); found on the body of a dead Japanese soldier, Burma, 1944; associated with Signalman Reginald James Wilkins, Royal Signals. Equipment, general 1999-06-77
Leather ammunition belt; central position sewn to make up pouch to contain shot with patent charger, stamped with maker's name, Dixon and Son Patent. Equipment, general 1962-09-24
Jeepak pocket toilet kit, 1941 (c): nylon toothbrush; Army and Navy razor blades; a tube of shaving powder; dental powder; soap box; metal mirror; a septic pencil in a glass tube; nail file; purchased privately by Pte E A Bickle, Royal Regiment of Fusiliers. Equipment, general 1999-06-78
Two round lead shot with concordal bullet, from the Crimean War, 1854-1856; found at Sevastopol. Ammunition 1961-12-138
18 pdr shell case, fired by the 4th Brigade Royal Artillery during the Irish Rebellion, 1916; stamped with date '1915'; with plaque or base. Ammunition 1961-12-73
18 pdr shell case, fired by the 4th Brigade Royal Artillery during the Irish Rebellion, 1916; stamped with date '1915'; with plaque or base. Equipment, general 1961-12-73
Shell driving band, believed to be German, from World War One. Ammunition 1961-12-59
Fuse from the Boer War, 1899-1902; mounted on a brass plate, inscribed with battle honours 'Pretoria 1900-1901. Ammunition 1961-12-39
Iron shot from the battlefield of Vimeiro, Peninsular War, 1808-1814. Ammunition 1961-11-103
Spherical iron ball fired by Hyder Ali's forces during the 2nd Mysore War, 1780-1784; mounted on a stand with a plate bearing an inscription; associated with the Battle of Perembacum, 2nd Mysore War (1780-1784) 1780. Ammunition 1961-10-6
Mauser rifle cartridges, said to be 'Dum-dum', from the Boer War, 1899-1902; some are nickel plated with longitudinal slits in a nickel case. Ammunition 1961-07-35
Sword bayonet, Mk I, pattern 1913, 1917; made by Remington Arms, USA; associated with Pte A Bickle, Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, and World War Two; with webbing bayonet frog. Edged Weapons 1999-06-79
Sword bayonet, Mk I, pattern 1913, 1917; made by Remington Arms, USA; associated with Pte A Bickle, Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, and World War Two; with webbing bayonet frog. Equipment, general 1999-06-79
Shell fuse, from World War One, Mesopotamia, 1914-1918; inscribed in Turkish. Ammunition 1960-12-114
Aerial dart stated to have been dropped from an aircraft at Gallipoli, Aug 1915, World War One. Ammunition 1960-12-86
Mauser rifle shell with wood stand and four cartridges, from the Battle of Paardeberg, 1900, Boer War; stand engraved with battle honours. Ammunition 1960-08-265