c.WW1 Australian Army 08 Pattern (Leather) Cartridge carrier...D
- Item Source Original
- Army Yes
- Navy No
- Air Force No
- Marines No
- Special Forces No
- Civil No
- Police & Emergency Services No
- Other No
- Item # 1565915
- Qty Available 1
Australian Army Pattern (Leather) Cartridge carriers, 75 Rounds.
As used by The Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC) in WW2.
Made from Light Brown leather and Grey/Green Ammo pockets with Brass metal Fittings and Buckle
with Steel rivets.
Maker/issue Stamped on the Ends of the 2 Attachment straps coming out the bottom sides.
The 1 inch strap is Stamped at the end " Broad Arrow " over a Capital " F.W " and the
2 inch strap is Stamped " AUSTRALIA " then " C.G.H.F " over a " Broad Arrow "
It also has a Black Ink Stamped " L" on the back-This means Left Side. You get the one you see in the
It is complete with no damage but the leather shows its age but is still soft .
Very Good used condition. Photos make up part of the description.
Only sent Registered mail
The Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC) was an Australian part-time volunteer military force of World
War II modelled on the British Home Guard. The VDC was established in July 1940 by the Returned
and Services League of Australia (RSL) and was initially composed of ex-servicemen who had
served in World War I. The government took over control of the VDC in May 1941, and gave the
organisation the role of training for guerrilla warfare, collecting local intelligence and providing static
defence of each unit's home area