Object archive

Snuff box presented to 2 KRRC

This splendid silver snuff box on display in the Museum dates back to the period 1868, and shows four iconic items of particular significance to the 60th Rifles, The King’s Royal Rifle Corps, as the Regiment was titled at the time.

Prisoner of war wireless set

This object is a crystal wireless set hidden from the Germans during the Second World War by British prisoners-of-war in Stalag VIII-B at Lamsdorf in Poland. It was used to listen to BBC news reports and keep the POWs informed of the progress of the war.

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