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Thought to be an Australian Light Horse saddle bags used by in WW1 by Roy Hore, half brother of WP Spry (Digger)
WW1- Light Horse, Local History. We believe it was used by Roy Hore, a half brother WP Spry (Digger). Roy belonged to the Australian LIght Horse. Family members still reside in the district. .
Two leather pouch shaped bags each with a flap. The bags are joined together by a wide leather strap, which has one small lop. Each pouch has a button hole on the flap which closes onto a metal stud protruding from the front of the pouch, it is stitched with white thread. On the back of each pouch is a short strip of leather attached with four metal rivets.
leather saddle bag, ww1, light horse hore,spry
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