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    • Gas mask For: English class Presented to: M.Berthier By Matthew Russell
    • About inventor
      • Name: Cluny McPherson
      • Province : Newfoundland
      • Town : St John’s
      • Profession : Doctor
      • Date and place of birth: March 18th 1879 St John NF
      • Enlisted into army:21/09/1914
      • Rank: captain promoted to major on 7/08/1915
      • 1879-1966
    • About invention
      • Year of invention : 1915
      • History of the invention :
      • Germany used chlorine gas in ww1
      • Dr Cluny was transferred to Gallipoli where he was an advisor in poisonous gas, he fashioned a canvas and transparent eye pieces to a German prisoners helmet to form the first gas mask
      • Description of invention :
      • Made of fabric
      • Single exhaling tube (later charcoal filters)
      • Eye holes
      • Impregnated with chemical sorbents
      • Functionality of invention : the gas mask filter has chemical sobitent to absorb the chemicals in the air
    • About invention today
      • Utility today:
      • Gas masks are used by practically every military in the world
      • Gas masks are also used in science labs if there are hazardous materials
      • Description of invention:
      • One filter
      • Two eye holes
      • Made mostly of plastic (rubber)
      • Drinking straw
    • Map of St-John Newfoundland St-John NF
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