WW1 Imperial German “War Booty” Map Document Case Royal Field Arti
WW1 Imperial German “War Booty” Map Document Case Royal Field Artillry.
A scarce captured example, then used by Captain William Hay of the City of Dundee RFA Territorial. Black leather case with internal sections and pocket. The interior of the flap and the strap stamped “A8 C3”. The strap also with a pencil, ink inscription “Capt W Hay D.T.M.O. 51st Division” (Divisional Trench Mortar Officer 51st Division) Leather slightly dry and dusty.
From the estate of Captain William Hay who was commissioned on the 19th November 1915 into C Battery (City of Dundee) 2nd Highland Brigade Royal Field Artillery
He was Mentioned in Despatches on the 4th July 1919 and is listed as serving with the 51st Trench Mortar Battery RFA. He was also awarded the Belgian Croix de Guerre' London Gazette 15th April 1918.