Historical information

Used by the cavalry in WW1. While horse riding they improved grip and lower leg stability and protected the rider against pinches and bruising.
See KVHS 0267 and KVHS 1366, KVHS 1367


Men from the Kiewa Valley fought in WW1 some of whom were in the cavalry. See KVHS 0267, KVHS 1366, KVHS 1367

Physical description

One pair of brown leather gaiters with short strap and buckle at the top (wide end). Vertical clip at the bottom near ankle.