A WORLD WAR I .303 CALIBRE RELIC RIFLE, LENGTH OF RIFLE 84cm...

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A WORLD WAR I .303 CALIBRE RELIC RIFLE, LENGTH OF RIFLE 84cm (PLEASE NOTE THE BULLETS HAVE BEEN DEACTIVATED). THE RIFLE AND IDENTITY TAG BELONGED TO 27547 PRIVATE MAURICE ROSENTHAL OF 'C' COMPANY, 15TH BATALLION LANCASHIRE FUSILIERS (LANCASHIRE PALS). PRIVATE ROSENTHAL WAS KILLED ON THE FIRST DAY OF THE SOMME, 1ST OF JULY 1916. THE RELIC WAS FOUND NEAR THIEPVAL BY WORKMEN. ALSO A ROYAL ENGINEERS HAND PICK

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16th Sep 20 at 10am BST

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