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Slouch hat

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The Australian digger's slouch hat

 

Slouch hat

The Slouch Hat and Emu Plumes (anzacday.org.au)
The slouch hat originated from a shortage of helmets during the South African War...

"Kangaroo feathers" and the Australian Light Horse (awm.gov.au)
The plumes were at first jokingly called "kangaroo feathers".

Slouch Hat (awm.gov.au)

This khaki hat had its first military use in 1885 as part of the uniform of the Victorian Mounted Rifles...

The slouch hat: Trademark of the Australian Army (awm.gov.au)
What is the origin of the famous slouch hat?

Slouch hat (wikipedia.org)

The slouch hat originated with the felt army hats of the eighteenth century. Today it is an Australian national symbol.

The Slouch Hat - The Digger Hat (rslnsw.org.au) [pdf file]
Note that a lot more information is provided by the list of links at the right hand side of the page.

Australian Slouch Hat or Digger Hat (
archived from diggerhistory.info)
Notice that further information is provided by the links at the right hand side of the page.

Australian & New Zealand Slouch (Digger) Hats (archived from diggerhistory.info)
For more information on each hat shown on the page, click the links at the right of the page.

POETRY
A Brown Slouch Hat (anzacday.org.au)

ISSUES
Diggers' slouch hat could go overseas (dailytelegraph.com.au)
"THE slouch hat, the immortal symbol for Australian Diggers since before Gallipoli, could soon be made entirely by cheap overseas labour."

 

 

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Anzac spirit and legend

Digger slang

Gallipoli campaign

 

 

   


The slouch hat

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