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This soldier marches in the five button, Other Ranks Foreign Service Tunic typical of the type worn in hot climates. His webbing is 1870 Pattern Valise Equipment made of buff leather braces and straps. This pattern was approved and issued in 1871 following acceptance trials of the Martini-Henry rifle which this “ranker” is carrying left shoulder arms. The complete kit consisted of a waist belt, two pouches, an ammunition bag, a pair of braces, two great coat straps, a mess-tin strap, two valise supporting straps, and a valise. Also attached is a bread bag and Oliver pattern water bottle. His foreign service helmet was stained with tea as was the norm in Zululand.
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