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Kohima Imperial Milestone 57 Shell / cigarette lighter

Article about: My granddad was posted in Burma during WW2, he was an Machinist and made several cigarette lighters out of shells etc in his spare time while there. One which is quite interesting is this on

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    Default Kohima Imperial Milestone 57 Shell / cigarette lighter

    My granddad was posted in Burma during WW2, he was an Machinist and made several cigarette lighters out of shells etc in his spare time while there. One which is quite interesting is this one - which I don't know too much about but is from a WW2 significant battle...

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    Nice item.

    The Crossed Keys insignia is for the 2nd British Inf Div.

    Cheers, Ade.
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    That's great - thank you!

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    Its Imphal, not Imperial. See Wiki's Battle of Imphal.
    You Grandad was a talented man.

    Oz.

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