A Verner's pattern Mark VIII prismatic compass and pear shaped leather case. " VERNER'S PATTERN VIII " is marked around the egde of the face. " B-L / No. 69872 / 1917 " is marked on the underside along with a broad arrow. " EL Malone 1st WIB Division " is etched faintly on the case.
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been gifted the compass notified Edmond’s granddaughter, Dr Judy Malone, who arranged
for its donation to Puke Ariki. ‘The chance of this happening is so small it is amazing. It’s a real bit
of Taranaki history and it belongs to the people of Taranaki,’ she said. For more information see Lieutenant Edmond Leo Malone: 'A Splendid Example of Courage and Energy' in Moffat, A. Flashback: Tales and Treasures of Taranaki. Wellington, Huia, 2012, pp.86-89. http://www.huia.co.nz/shop&item_id=3428