WORLD WAR I
Canteen

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Description Model 1910 Canteen, Cup, and Cover: aluminum canteen with screw cap attached at top with steel chain; aluminum cup shaped to fit bottom of canteen; collapsable handle rivetted to side; canvas cover stamped "U.S." in black on the front; felt lining; 2 small flaps on top of cover with 'lift-the-dot' fasteners; canvas strip on back with wire hanger to attach to belt.

John M. Scantleton served as a surgeon in the Medical Corps of the 128th Infantry, 32nd Division, during World War I. He was awarded the Croix de Guerre Medal by the French Government.
Dimensions H-8.25 W-6 D-4 inches
Year Range from 1917
Event World War I
Year range to 1919
Object ID 6732-9
Object Name Canteen
People Scantleton, John M.
Used Scantleton, John M.
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