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Hat Fur Felt

From the Collection of 4th/19th Prince of Wales's Light Horse Regiment Unit History Room Simpson Barracks Macleod Victoria

Description
Hat, wool felt, green/khaki, broad brim
Puggaree with 1 white fold, polyester/cotton
Badge 11th Light Horse Regt.
Feather, cock,
Size
60 cm 7 3/8
Object Registration
0107
Keywords
hat light horse felt pre ww1
Historical information
Hat is of modern manufacture but created to represent the hat worn by a soldier of the 11th Australian Light Horse Regt in teh period 1903-@1912.
Significance
Boer War Mannequin (Jack's Dad), lacks a hat of the period and this hat is being used until a suitabkle hat can be located. Thehat represents the period immediately after teh Boer War
Inscriptions & Markings
100% wool
Made in China
Finest Quality
Last updated
9 Oct 2013 at 7:58PM