Kit Bag, A Hinds; c1942; 2.96A

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Port Macquarie Museum

Name/Title

Kit Bag, A Hinds

About this object

Large tan canvas ‘duffle’ or kit bag with rope draw-string tie at the top. The bag has white stencilled text: 'A. HINDS/ NX95909' on one side. The bag is machine sewn with a circular base and the rope tie is threaded through 12 metal eyelets along the top edge. There is a small flap sewn to the inner side seam which has a flat fell finish.

The bag belonged to Albert Alexander Hinds, Australian Army Service Number NX95909 [1901-1970]. Albert Hinds served during the Second World War enlisting on 8 May 1942 at Glebe NSW. He was posted to 2/11 Australian General Hospital at the time of his discharge on 3 September 1945.

Date Made

c1942

Medium and Materials

Canvas, paint

Inscription and Marks

'A. HINDS/ NX95909'

Measurements

730mm L, 450mm W measured flat
Base measures 315mm Diameter

Subject and Association Keywords

Wars

Credit Line

Donor: R Hinds

Object Type

Bags

Object number

2.96A

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