This is a British soldier's world war 1,1903 pattern blue enamel water bottle maker marked on the bottom very clear to see white stamped made in the 1920's but still use in 1940 for the beginning of the war. The bottle has no holes and most of its blue paintwork with only a bit of light surface rust in places and is overall in very nice condition semi relic at worst it has been very well cleaned and is perfect for display or any collection. The bottle was found years ago in a brocante shop in Dunkirk left after the evacuation It has now come from the private collection which it has been in for many years since it was found a very nice and rare relic from the Dunkirk pocket of 1940.
The Battle of Dunkirk took place in Dunkirk, France, during the Second World War between the Allies and Nazi Germany. As part of the Battle of France on the Western Front, the Battle of Dunkirk was the defence and evacuation of British and Allied forces in Europe from 26 May – 4 June 1940.
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