Accession number: 2019.05.01
Date: 1914 – 1918
Materials: Fabric, Canvas; Metal; Leather
Military Unit: 85th Battalion
Subject: First World War
Narrative: Originally given to Kevin Robins from his grandson Alan Durdle; Kit bag marked by hand "901297 / Hector Bryan / 85th Can Inf Bn. / H.Q. Coy (12th C.I.B.) / Halifax, N.S."
Description: A small brown canvas kit bag with a leather tie through metal grommets around the opening; Handmarked with soldier's name, service number, and unit
History of Use: Used by soldier to carry belongings