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Grenade - German, World War I, 1914-1918 Reg. No: ST 025441
- German World War I grenade for use with a Granatenwerfer, painted olive green.
A Granatenwerfer was a German grenade-launcher, issued to German light mortar units during World War I. the Australian War Memorial holds an example: RELAWM10972.
- Grenade comprising serrated steel body 115 mm long x 60 mm diameter with fuse body projecting at tip. Tail has four tail fins.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Australian Army, 1962
|Dimensions:||77 mm (Height), 77 mm (Width), 275 mm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||world war i 1914-1918, war trophies, bombs, grenades german|
|Themes this item is part of:||Arms Collection|
|On Display at:||Melbourne Museum|
|Primary Classification:||ARMS & ARMOUR|
|Inscriptions:||Marked 'AEG', '8 1 17'.|
|Place Made:||Germany, 1914-1918|