Brodie helmet WW1; 1914-1918; 2001_558
Brodie helmet WW1About this object
Metal helmet called a Brodie or kettle hat to protect your head. Lined with leather and felt with a chin strap. This particular hat belonged to 27687 Major Joseph Gordon Coates MC and Bar who served with the 19th Reinforcements Auckland Infantry Regiment, A Company. Coates later became a prominent figure, Prime Minister 1925-1928 and was part of the War Cabinet where he died in office 1943.Date Made
30cm length x 31cm width x 12cm depthSubject and Association Description
Brodie hat WW1Credit Line
Mrs Sheila PrydeObject Type
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