Northwest Frontier 1878-1902 Afghanistan 1879-1880 The Sudan 1898 The Second Anglo Boer War 1899-1902
“A GENTLEMAN IN KHAKI”
Khaki, originally used in India only, but now universal in foreign campaigns, is a canvas-like fabric, cool in summer and warm in winter. It is precisely the colour of
the dusty, yellow-brown veldt, and its name is derived from the Persian word for dust. From With the Flag to Pretoria
The bandolier started to replace the Slade Wallace by 1900, allowing the carrying of
more ammunition. There were two basic styles, one made of leather and one of
Mills-Orndorff. One hundred round, double rows, woven cotton with brass fixtures.
Also worn as a waistbelt. For the .303
|Officer Frock. Khaki drill with
stand and fall collar, breast and
thigh pockets, and leather
buttons. Buttoned cuffs.
Frock, Khaki Serge
Designed for the .303