REPLICA WW1 SLOUCH HAT 5TH LIGHT HORSE REGIMENT
The 5th Light Horse Regiment was a mounted infantry regiment of the Australian Army during the First World War. The regiment was raised in August 1914, and assigned to the 2nd Light Horse Brigade. The regiment fought against the forces of the Ottoman Empire, in Egypt, at Gallipoli, on the Sinai Peninsula, and in Palestine and Jordan. After the armistice the regiment eventually returned to Australia in March 1919. For its role in the war the regiment was awarded sixteen battle honours.
This is s a faithful replica of a WW1 Slouch hat issued to troops of the 5th Light Horse with the Emu Plumes 5th Light Horse badge to the side and the correct Pugaree. The hat is was issued in 1993 and is a size 54. Nice decorator piece if you don't want to spend the $10-1500 for an original.