Haversack with First Aid supplies

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White rectangular shaped bag with two white poppers and a white canvas strap. The photograph shows the contents of the bag on display including a black plastic water bottle and various dressings and bandages.
Image: Museum of the Order of St John/Paul Tucker 2023 (SJA 1345)
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The equipment Cadets are provided with has changed over time. The white haversack, although practical for storing key First Aid items such as bandages and dressings, was frustrating to keep clean and stocked up. In 1987 it was replaced with a smaller pouch that Cadets wore on their belts.