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SOLDIERS' UNIFORMS AND CLOTHING

•WHAT THE GOVERNMENT SUPPLIES.. ,

■Distriot Orders issued yesterday include the following, Bate:— \ ' "As there appears to bo some misunderstand ing on the part-of 'patriotic committees and individuals who are so kindly supplying - clothing, etc., to the Expeditionary Force, as to the items supplied by the Defence Department, the following list showing the clathing issued to each man is published for the information of all concerned: —

"Uniform Clothing.—Two jackets, ' I pair trousers or pantaloons; 1 hat (felt), 1 cap (forage), 1 pair putties, 1 greatcoat, 2 pairs boots, 1 Denim suit, 1 pair shoes (canvas). . "Personal Clothing.—Kit bag, 2 blankets, 2 shirts'(working), 2 Bhirts (under), 2 pairs pants (under), 1 pair braces, 3 pairs socks, 1 pair towels, 1 jersey (khaki), 1 cholera belt, X holdall (containing knife, fork, and spoon), 1 'housewife' (filled), 1 plate, 1. pannikin, 1 sea kit-bag. ... "A copy of this Order is to be furnished by Group Commanders to all patriotio committees, etc."

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Dominion, Dominion, Volume 8, Issue 2404, 9 March 1915

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SOLDIERS' UNIFORMS AND CLOTHING Dominion, Volume 8, Issue 2404, 9 March 1915

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