Vaporiser; PTE. E. A. McMurdie; 25/05/1918; 2007.010

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Harry Daly Museum

Name/Title

Vaporiser

About this object

Vaporiser made from discarded items in the field in WWI by Australian soldiers in France. Incudes artillery shell on which the plaque reads 'Capt. A.J. Corfe, 2nd Aust. C.C.S., Blendecques, France, Made by PTE. E. A. McMurdie, 25-5-1918'.
The bottles used are labeld 'Horlick's Malted Milk, Racine WIS USA, Slough, Bucks, England', both etched with oz. measures, 1 with E and 1 with C.

Maker

PTE. E. A. McMurdie

Date Made

25/05/1918

Place Made

France

Medium and Materials

Spent artillery shell, glass

Inscription and Marks

Artillery shell plaque: Capt. A.J. Corfe, 2nd Aust. C.C.S., Blendecques, France, Made by PTE. E. A. McMurdie, 25-5-1918; Bottles: Horlick's Malted Milk, Racine WIS USA, Slough, Bucks, England, both etched with oz. measures, 1 with E and 1 with C

Subject and Association Description

Vaporisers

Credit Line

Peter G Body

Object Type

Vaporiser

Object number

2007.010

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