Other Ranks Head Gear
In the early days of the 2nd Boer War a Foreign Service helmet with a khaki drill cover was standard issue. A khaki drill neck curtain was also issed with the helme, but rarely used. By
the end of the war the helmet had been replaced by a slouch for almost all Regiments.

Click
here   for original examples of Imperial Yeomanry, and locally raised units shoulder titles often used on slouch hats.
Boer War Christmas tins being packaged for shipment to South Africa, circa 1900
Foreign Service Helmet Khaki Cloth Neck
Curtain
Field Service Cap
Slouch Hat
Slouch Hat
Foreign Service Helmet with Khaki Cloth
Cover