A brown leather belt with a brass buckle with a clasp in the shape of a twin headed snake. " W WIGGINS / MAKER / WELLINGTON " is stamped on the leather near one end of the belt. " H.D STANNERS / No. 1 PLATOON / F Coy. 8th RNFS. / NEW ZEALAND EXPEDITIONARY FORCE / 13/11/15. " is handwritten on the underside of the belt.
Primary Prod Period
World War I (1914-18)
This belt belonged to Horace Dartwell Stanners. Horace was from Eltham and served in Gallipoli. He returned to Eltham after standing on a bayonet and was reliant on walking sticks for much of his life. He died in the late 1960s.
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