Australian service boots : Corporal G Binns, 1 Machine Gun Battalion, AIF

Collection ID REL29295.006
Collection type Heraldry
Title Australian service boots : Corporal G Binns, 1 Machine Gun Battalion, AIF
Object type Uniform
Maker Gillespie Shoe Company

Pair of brown leather AIF issue ankle boots without toecaps. The soles are of leather, attached with small iron tacks, the heels having large iron nails for reinforcement, and to reduce wear. There are eight pairs of brown painted brass eyelets per boot for laces, the laces being brown cotton. The words 'THE GILLESPIE SHOE GOULBURN' within a circle, are impressed into the leather above the inner ankle, and '9 4 1916' is incised into each sole.