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Issue of Side Arms to Australian Light Horse Officers/NCO's/Units

Date: 1/17/2002
Time: 10:13:48 PM
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Would anyone know of the 'standard issue' of side arms to Australian Light Horse Officers/NCO's/Units? I believe that the standard calibre was the .455 and that the AIF issued Colt and Smith and Wesson revolvers in this calibre to Officers and others (Lewis Gunners, Machine Gunners etc) in France and Belgium and at one tinme all Colt revolvers were recalled and exchanged for the Smith and Wesson. W

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