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    No54 hand or rifle discharged grenade

    The only decent picture I have of the No 54 HE grenade hand or rifle discharged 2\" this was issued for a short time in an effort to replace th No36 or Mills Bomb. This picture is from an official pamphlet dated 1934.
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    Re:No54 hand or rifle discharged grenade

    NOMENCLATURE: Grenade, Hand or Rifle, No.54 (Originally known as the CSOF
    (Chief Supt. Ordnance Factories) grenade)

    SERVICE: Land

    DESIGN/PART NO: BL 27027(E)

    TYPE: Percussion, Hand or Two inch Discharger Cup

    FILLED WEIGHT: 17.5 ozs

    EXPLOSIVE CONTENT AND WT OF EXPLOSIVE: Baratol 80/20

    PRINCIPAL DESIGN FEATURES: A cast iron body with machined guide bands, is threaded to receive a fuse at the top and a filling plug at the bottom. Uses an Allways fuse of the similar design to the Fuse No.247, with tape safety

    MARKING: Yellow body, red filling ring, green band near base to denote Baratol.


    MK1 introduced jan 1923 obsolete nov 1935
    Mk2 introduced sept 1926 obsolete nov 1935 had improved detonator and sealing;and a single point striker needle.

    Any Live or Dug ordnance shown by me has been disposed of by military EOD personnel .



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    Re:No54 hand or rifle discharged grenade


    Any Live or Dug ordnance shown by me has been disposed of by military EOD personnel .



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