Trench art plane made by James Fenn
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|Title||Trench art plane made by James Fenn|
|Notes||Trench art fighter plane made by James Fenn. He was village blacksmith at Bramfield, Suffolk, after the war.|
Base made from cut down 18 Pdr. shell case, manufactured in August 1916. Plane stand and rear fusilage made from two Lebel rounds (French small arms ammunition), rest of plane made from scrap brass.
Shoeing Smith 19360 James W. Fenn, Royal Field Artillery.
|Item Date||August 1916|
|Copyright||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford / Primary Contributor|
|Digital repository||The Great War Archive, University of Oxford|
|Contributor Name||Richard Marshall (Norwich and Norfolk Millennium Library Submission Day 8th April 2008)|
|Contributed on the behalf of||Mrs J. M. Crane|