Yes but post war Bundeswehr - you can see one at the far right of this photograph of my helmet bookcase.
I bought it years ago thinking it was a WW2 German shell carrier ......
" When you're chewing on life's gristle, don't grumble, give a whistle "
Thank you Dan! Did Aussie Surplus or someone import a batch? I have seen a few of these about. What years would these have been produced and what did they carry?