1 x webbing set with 2 twin magazine pouches, 3 utility pouches, 1 water bottle pouch, 1 water bottles and 2 cups, 1 ne bayonet scabbard, 1 Tommy cooker with 1 pack tablets, 5 individual FIR pieces and 2 EPH groups of items in various pouches.
Webbing harness with "aertex" backpiece, pouches arranged on belt as one twin mag. pouch each side, water bottle over left hip, three medium pouches from right front to rear, bayonet scabbard worn horizontally across small of back, field dressing taped to left front shoulder strap.
Donor states that this is a composite set of webbing as worn by 2 Para in SL, put together by several members of the Battalion. All the pieces were worn or carried during the campaign. The belt is a Royal Logistics Corps Quick Release strap obtained from Air Despatchers. The majority of the other pieces are from the 90 Pattern PLCE. The Waterbottle pouch is a commercially produced one which has been camouflage painted. Note the position of the bayonet scabbard.
Inside the various pouches are the following items:
Tommy Cooker used by Bob Hilton in Sierra Leone (SL) including opened pack of Hexamine tablets.
Mess Tin with rations from SL (EPH 3590). Note that two mess tins are issued but only one is usually carried. The soldier's 'brew' (hot drink) is usually made in the mug.
The hole in the issue metal mug was put there by the QM department when it was turned in for replacement, to stop it being sold or reissued. This is packed with a full 'brew' kit as carried in SL (EPH 3591).
Black plastic issue waterbottle and mug - the handles of the mug are taped to stop them rattling and the tape on the bottom is put there to stop it cracking if dropped
A second water bottle is in the additional commercial carrier.
SA80 sling (FIR 11354), oil bottle (FIR 11353)cleaning kit (FIR11352), SA80 magazine charger (FIR 11356) and empty magazine (FIR 11355).
Field Dressing carried in pouch cut from a bandolier and taped to the brace.