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Prosthetic Arm

1914 - 1918

A First World War prosthetic arm with leather glove.

Donated to the collection by a local family, belonged to the donors relative.

This prosthetic arm belonged to Robert Marsh, whose family believe he lost his arm fighting in France during WW1. He also suffered damage to his eye and was gassed.

He served in the machine gun corps and the arm was donated with his discharge papers.

Makers stamp inside reads ‘Cory and Grundy Ltd, 384 Wandsworth Rd S.W.S, No1. stronglite arm.’