WW1 KRRC Attributed Officer's Compass 1910
A rare early attributed example, carried by Lieutenant Eric Tillyer Tatham of the 1st Bn King's Royal Rifle Corps. The brass body compass is dated 1910 and contained in original polished leather case. This with the ink name "E. Tatham 60th Rifles". The case with date 1908. Very Clean condition. The case has a second ink name of "I.R. Pelly"
Lt Col Eric Tillyer Tatham was commissioned into the 60th Rifles in 1914. He landed in France with the 1st Bn on the 13th September 1914. After being wounded he was invalided home and later during the war with the rank of Lt Col served as a General Staff Officer Intelligence Division. He died in 1982.
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