John Breed, Diary and Training diary, item 133

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Fruze Time 15 Seconds No. 25.

    The Mark III fuze is made

of aluminium, and consists of the following parts viz;

Body, time ring, cap, safety pin, detonator pellet with

detonator, stirrup spring, needle plug, magazine, bottom

plug and leather washer.

The lower portion of the body contains the magazine channel

and magazine, and the upper portion forms a stem and

contains the detonator pellet with detonator and the needle

plug. The shoulder of the body has a black mark to coincide

with an arrow on the time ring, when set at safety

The time ring which is graduated from 0 to 44 is fitted

round the exterior of the stem

The cap fits over the time ring, on top of a steel spring

washer and closes the head of the fuze. It is secured

when in position by a steel keep screw

A copper safety pin provided with a loop of red cord

passes through the top cap and the detonator pellet

The detonator pellet is suspended by the safety pin and

a stirrup spring, which is kept in position by its two

clips

The magazine contains about 45 grams of RF.C² powder.

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Fruze Time 15 Seconds No. 25.

    The Mark III fuze is made

of aluminium, and consists of the following parts viz;

Body, time ring, cap, safety pin, detonator pellet with

detonator, stirrup spring, needle plug, magazine, bottom

plug and leather washer.

The lower portion of the body contains the magazine channel

and magazine, and the upper portion forms a stem and

contains the detonator pellet with detonator and the needle

plug. The shoulder of the body has a black mark to coincide

with an arrow on the time ring, when set at safety

The time ring which is graduated from 0 to 44 is fitted

round the exterior of the stem

The cap fits over the time ring, on top of a steel spring

washer and closes the head of the fuze. It is secured

when in position by a steel keep screw

A copper safety pin provided with a loop of red cord

passes through the top cap and the detonator pellet

The detonator pellet is suspended by the safety pin and

a stirrup spring, which is kept in position by its two

clips

The magazine contains about 45 grams of RF.C² powder.


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  • March 31, 2017 01:14:18 Cheryl Ellsworth

    Fruze Time 15 Seconds No. 25.

        The Mark III fuze is made

    of aluminium, and consists of the following parts viz;

    Body, time ring, cap, safety pin, detonator pellet with

    detonator, stirrup spring, needle plug, magazine, bottom

    plug and leather washer.

    The lower portion of the body contains the magazine channel

    and magazine, and the upper portion forms a stem and

    contains the detonator pellet with detonator and the needle

    plug. The shoulder of the body has a black mark to coincide

    with an arrow on the time ring, when set at safety

    The time ring which is graduated from 0 to 44 is fitted

    round the exterior of the stem

    The cap fits over the time ring, on top of a steel spring

    washer and closes the head of the fuze. It is secured

    when in position by a steel keep screw

    A copper safety pin provided with a loop of red cord

    passes through the top cap and the detonator pellet

    The detonator pellet is suspended by the safety pin and

    a stirrup spring, which is kept in position by its two

    clips

    The magazine contains about 45 grams of RF.C² powder.

  • March 31, 2017 01:14:01 Cheryl Ellsworth

    Fruze Time 15 Seconds No. 25.

        The Mark III fuze is made

    of aluminium, and consists of the following parts viz;

    Body, time ring, cap, safety pin, detonator pellet with

    detonator, stirrup spring, needle plug, magazine, bottom

    plug and leather washer.

    The lower portion of the body contains the magazine channel

    and magazine, and the upper portion forms a stem and

    contains the detonator pellet with detonator and the needle

    plug. The shoulder of the body has a black mark to coincide

    with an arrow on the time ring, when set at safety

    The time ring which is graduated from 0 to 44 is fitted

    round the exterior of the stem

    The cap fits over the time ring, on top of a steel spring

    washer and closes the head of the fuze. It is secured

    when in position by a steel keep screw

    A copper safety pin provided with a loop of red cord

    passes through the top cap and the detonator pellet

    The detonator pellet is suspended by the safety pin and

    a stirrup spring, which is kept in position by its two

    clips

    The magazine contains about 45 grams of RF.C powder.


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