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Predicate Object 30 Jun 1980 1980-06-30T00:00:00.000Z 1980-06-30T00:00:00.000Z 1980.61 Collection of Auckland Museum Tamaki Paenga Hira, 1980.61, A7081 2015-01-05T00:00:00.000Z 1 2020-12-22T00:35:06.038Z Firearms 55 restricted access - firearms, C endorsement Webley Mk VI revolver, 1917 patent Belonged to Lt MH Tisdall, 1st Canterbury Regiment, WW1 Lieutenant Montague Harry Tisdall, fought on the Somme and was wounded at Bapaume when his revolver was also struck by a bullet. The Battle of Bapaume, 22 August-1 September 1918, which saw the New Zealanders capture the town on 29 August, cost the Canterbury Regiment heavily with 8 officers and 151 other ranks killed, and 17 officers and 429 other ranks wounded. Webley Mk VI Army issue revolver and holster, circa 1917 Belonged to Lt MH Tisdall, 1st Canterbury Regiment, WW1 .455 inch calibre; 6 shot; lanyard ring; composite pistol grips; impact damage on left front of cylinder from bullet which also wounded Lt Tisdall, damaging front of one chamber; action at fault holster: brown leather; open top; Pattern 1914; British leather emergency equipment; impact damage from bullet; impact on rear of holster and left hand side of pistol in holster, so bullet would have travelled through body missing: top third of pistol grip broken and missing, exposing spring; cleaning rod from holster markings: military and sold out of service markings serial number on cylinder, rear underside of barrel, and forward underside of body: 279146 on left body: WEBLEY / MARK VI / PATENTS / 1917 on left hand side rear of barrel strap: manufacturer's and proof marks, broad arrow and MARK VI military acceptance marks [broad arrow]; British proof & view marks sold out of service marks holster: marked on rear: JAS DAWSON & SON LD / 1917 marked: MH TISDALL / 45313 revolver, cartridge
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