Real Soldier's 'button stick'

Can you answer the questions below by spinning this image and using the extra pictures?

Extra information and pictures

button stick from our WW1 artefacts for primary schools resource box

Questions

1. What was this item used for?

 

2. Why does it have different sized holes?

 

3.  Why do you think it was important for soldiers to have clean buttons?

Answers down here - no peeking until you're ready!

1. What was this item used for?

 

ANSWER: Cleaning uniform buttons

 

2. Why does it have different sized holes?

 

ANSWER: For different sized buttons

 

3.  Why do you think it was important for soldiers to have clean buttons?

 

ANSWER: So they could look smart on parade

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