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Harry

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  • 7 years later...
Keith_history_buff

Was it common practice for Indian Army officers of non-European descent to wear their hats with a point like the "lemon squeezer" as worn by NZ troops in WW2 and the first waves of AEF troops? I came across this on the following photo from the Gurkha museum.
https://thegurkhamuseum.co.uk/indefatigable-through-the-western-front-19gr-and-mehar-singh-khatri/

I also saw it in the following photo on this forum, too:

 

 

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  • 4 weeks later...
Keith_history_buff

Unfortunately, the link in the OP did not work for me, but in the mean time, the following thread has some corking Great War Gurkha photographs courtesy of Forum pal FROGSMILE

 

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