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British & Canadian nets & netted helmets

Article about: Just thought I'd put up a mish mash of WW2 British & Canadian nets, hopefully all wartime. The early war nets 1941 being the first year they were worn (maybe right maybe not?) are quite

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    Quote by tinlid View Post
    Forgot to say, any Australian, New zealand & South African nets out there?

    This is my WWII Australian helmet with "net" , also it's 1941 dated.....

    I have seen 2-3 differant types of nets used on Aussie helmets check out period photos at the end
    of my post that will give you some idea of what was worn on Australian helmets during WWII.

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    Some period photos of helmets with nets being used during WWII in and around Papua New Guinea....

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    Great to see some Aussie stuff here, & some pictures that I have'nt seen before

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    Hate to direct anyone away from this forum, but check this thread for NZ used nets and covers:

    Militarianz • View topic - Show us your helmet covers!

    Net used at Monte Cassino by kiwis at page 4.
    Last edited by Shadwellarmy; 10-09-2012 at 11:09 PM.

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    heres my netted helmet,the net looks the same as the one Rene posted

    regards Paul
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    Looks like the ones made by M.B. Wragg & Co Gardenvale Vic'

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    Unfortunately this ones not mine but a friends, a MkI* with a 37 dated liner. Malta camo' with painted over flash on the side with an early woven net.
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    Here's an official photo of the Sicily landings in July 1943 which shows beach master Lieut' H. Seeley with an early type net.
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    Here's an army Mk2, shell made by F&L dated 1940, liner by J.C.S.& W Ltd & also dated 1940 with what looks like an Dobson & M Browne & Co Ltd net.
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    Not strictly a helmet net but any excuse to show a fibre rim HSAT then I think it's worth it.
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