Uniform and Equipment of the British Soldier

The British solider of the First World War was issued with a myriad of personal kit and equipment. Below is a list of some of the standard-issue items that were used in every theatre of war between 1914 and 1918. For more details on each item, including histories, specifications and photographs, please click on the relevant link and a new information page will open. (This section is still under construction, as such it will be updated on a regular basis.)
*Table of the standard-issue uniform and kit of the British infantry soldier at the start of the First World War.

1902 Pattern Service Dress Uniform (Other Ranks)

1908 Pattern Web Infantry Equipment

1914 Pattern Leather Infantry Equipment

1903 Pattern Bandolier Equipment

Brodie's Steel Helmet/Mark I Steel Helmet

Gas Helmets

B2 and B5 Boots

Identity Discs

Pay Book and Small Book

Field Dressing

Holdall and Housewife

Other Personal Equipment and Necessaries