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Object ID # 1974.019.005ab
Object Name Puttee
Title Puttees From the Great War
Lexicon category 3: Personal Artifacts
Year Range from 1914
Year Range to 1918
Made R. Fox
Place of Origin England, United Kingdom?
Description This is a pair of men's olive (khaki) green wool puttees (a&b). There is a tiny goldtone (likely brass) button that has "R FOX" on it. The puttees were manufactured. One end has a straight edge, while the other is pointed and has an khaki green woollen cord attached to the button.
Makers mark Goldtone button has R FOX on it
Provenance Belonged Private Robert O. Henry from Chatsworth, Grey County, who served during the First World War. Passed to his sister, May Henry.

Collection Military, 20th-c Collection
Material Wool/Cord/Dye/Brass
Dimensions W-11.6 L-336 cm
Found Holland Township (formerly), Township of Chatsworth, Grey County
People Henry, John

Henry, May
Henry, Robert
Henry, William
Subjects World War I (First World War/The Great War)
Military uniforms