ARP truncheon

Object number

LDVAL 2005.9.2

Description

A.R.P. Warden truncheon that belonged to Mr Arthur Ward who lived in Becontree Avenue, Dagenham. He was in the military police and was possibly and ARP warden in Barking and Dagenham.

Physical description

Wooden truncheon with leather wrist strap. The distal end of the truncheon is slightly wider than the main body.

Condition

Fair

Type

Trucheon

Size

whole length: 363mm
top Diameter: 29mm
bottom Diameter: 37mm

Collection type

Social history

Alternative reference

Entry Number 1617

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Metadata
InstitutionValence House Museum
TypeTrucheon
Collection typeSocial history