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Shrapnel - German Sea Mine, SMS Wolf, circa 1917 Reg. No: HT 24287
- Piece of shrapnel was accompanied by an envelope which states that it was from a German mine laid by the disguised merchant raider SMS Wolf near Gabo Island in 1917.
- Irregular shaped piece of corroded iron. One side is relatively smooth with indentations along one edge.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Dr Lewis Balfour, 1966
|Tagged with:||military memorabilia, world war i 1914-1918|
|Themes this item is part of:||Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|Primary Classification:||MILITARY HISTORY|
|Secondary Classification:||Souvenirs & Mementoes|
|Past Owner:||Dr Lewis Balfour, Melbourne, Australia, 1917-1966|