Description: Queensland Defence Force – Helmet Plate – Pre 1903.
Maker’s Name: N/A
Condition: Very Good
Comments: Queensland Defence Force – Helmet Plate – Pre 1903.
Worn by members of the Queensland Defence Force on pith helmets. The Queensland Defence Force (QDF) can be said to have originated in March 1860 when the Colony accepted the services of No.1 Infantry Company and Queensland Mounted Rifles from Ipswich. QDF Units finally amalgamated into the Commonwealth Forces in 1903. Complete with two screw posts for attaching to helmet.