Trailer ['Wiles' Army Field Kitchen trailer]

James Fletcher Wiles and Sons, Manufacturer

Circa 1940s
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Maker and Role
James Fletcher Wiles and Sons, Manufacturer
Production Date
Circa 1940s
Description
Field kitchen (trailer), mobile cookhouse, motor-drawn, ex Army. 4-wheeled field kitchen (World War II), patent No.111905, colour: desert camouflage. The camp kitchen is a Wiles Steam Cooker. It runs on 100PSI. It has four immersion vats and an oven. This Wiles Cooker was delivered to the Air Force in 1942; then later transferred to the Army. It is one of the oldest known surviving examples of its type.
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Metal
Accession No
1977.134
Credit Line
James Fletcher Wiles and Sons. Circa 1940s. Trailer ['Wiles' Army Field Kitchen trailer], 1977.134. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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