Corporal and Private, 1st Battalion Devonshire Regiment, 1895 (c)
Glass negative, W Gregory and Company, 51 Strand, London, 1895 (c).
This private wears the 1881 pattern tunic, with a foreign service pattern helmet which were issued just before soldiers were sent overseas to hot climates. He wears a stripped down version of the Slade Wallace load carrying equipment, with the belt and single ammunition pouch for his Lee Metford rifle. The corporal on the right wears a frock as undress wear, with a glengarry cap.
One of a collection of 278 glass negatives, Gregory and Company, London, 1895 (c)-1900.
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National Army Museum, Out of Copyright
National Army Museum, Study Collection