Woollen cavalry twill khaki breeches. Australian Army Uniform, 1914-1918, belonging to Lieutenant E. Gaynor, 23rd Battalion, Australian Imperial Forces. Uniform consists of jacket, breeches, putties and a field service cap.

Physical Description

Woollen cavalry twill khaki breeches. Jodphur shape to the hips, 5 button fly, side seam towards the front finishing in knee area and below with tight leather lacing, angle through the waistband into one piece pocket 4cm below waist. Side buckles at waist, four large brass hooks on waistband, curved slot pocket on right back. Chevron stitched shield shaped reinforcement on inner knee. Calf area is curved to ensure a tight fit over calf when laced tight. Tab underneath lacing to protect leg, piped cotton binding on hem. Inside waistband is cream cotton lining and 5 buttons for braces, on left hand side at back inside button is missing and replaced with a black metal stud button on the outside. Pocket linings are cream coloured cotton. Several holes in the cloth.

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