26th September, 1941. Tobruk, Libya.
SX1417 Pvt. V.J. Fuller models the new look slouch hat
Pvt. Victor John Fuller of the 2/3rd Field Company, Royal Australian Engineers, finds a new way to accessorise with a belt of captured Italian Breda Model 37 8mm machine gun bullets making a nice hat band for his weathered slouch hat.
I think Paul Hogan has a lot of explaining to do after seeing this photo. Crocodile Dundee anyone?
image 020644 Australian War Memorial.