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From the Collection of Frankston RSL Sub Branch 183 Cranbourne Road Frankston Victoria

Description
Standard WW2 era Australian Army issue, pattern 1937 equipment pack made of heavy weight cotton webbing material in the standard khaki colour. This pack was carried on the wearer's back, supported by two straps worn over the shoulder. These packs were used by military personnel to carry personal equipment items whilst in the field. This pack type is square in shape and has additional straps for attaching to webbing. The front of the pack has 'NX 83432 G Siddaway' written in black. The top flap of the pack is secured by two straps which attach to brass buckles secured by canvas loops to the front of the pack.
Size
320mm W x 320mm H x 110mm D (approximate dimensions)
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Object Registration
00469
Inscriptions & Markings
This pack is stamped with the standard Australian Dept of Defence mark and has the serviceman's name "NX 83432 G. Sidaway"
Last updated
11 Oct 2015 at 9:10PM