|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 issued with the helmet, 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the end of the war the helmet had been replaced by a slouch for almost all Regiments.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
w/puggaree and neck curtain