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The Army Museum

Kit, Sleeping


Accession number: 2019.0.212
Date: 1939 – 1945
Materials: Fabric, Cotton; Feather; Metal;
Description: A Second World War era sleeping kit: canvas cover (.1), sleeping bag (.2), mattress (.3), pillow (.4); Canvas cover has various pockets along with main insert area for mattress and sleeping bag as well as a pocket for a pillow; On front is written "Capt. Oland / Capt. Oland / R.C.A. / Woods / Officer's / Victory / Kit / Woods MFG. Co / Ottawa, Canada"; Sleeping bag is natural coloured quilted cotton filled with down with single zipper; Mattress is a grey and white striped heavy cotton filled with batting in horizontal ridges; Small circular pillow made with unbleached cotton.