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No. 15 Hand Grenade "Ball"

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The No. 15 Hand Grenade "Ball" was used by the British Forces in WW1. The grenade used a time fuze with a 5 seconds delay. To ignite the fuze you had to strike the matchhead compound. The body of the grenade is made of cast iron, it was internally fragmented. The grenade was a short lived stop gap solution which had a lot of problems to ignite the fuze in wet conditions. Nonetheless a lot of them were produced.

No. 15 Hand Grenade "Ball".
No.15 "Cricket" Ball Grenade

No. 15



  • Type: Hand Grenade Fragmentation
  • Country of Origin: United Kingdom
  • Diameter: 76 mm (3 in)
  • Weight: 779 g (1.72 lbs)
  • Filler: Ammonal
  • Detonation Mechanism: Timed (5 sec delay)

"No. 15" Hand Grenade has appeared in the following films, television series, and video games used by the following actors:


Title Actor Character Notation Date
Dr. Mabuse The Gambler 1922
Tell England Carl Harbord Edgar Doe 1931
Tony Bruce Rupert Ray
Chunuk Bair Robert Powell Sgt. Maj. Frank Smith 1992
Anzac and Turkish troops


Title Actor Character Note/Episode Release Date
Anzacs Andrew Clarke Martin Barrington 1985
Deadline Gallipoli Turkish soldiers Episode 3 2015
Gallipoli Anzac and Turkish soldiers 2015

Video Games

Game Title Appears as Mods Notation Release Date
Battlefield: 1918 2004

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