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SR 1918 No. 297 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Royal Australian Naval Brigade (Naval Guard Section) Regulations.
Gazetted 14 Nov 1918
Date of repeal 20 Jan 1921
Repealed by Naval Brigade (Naval Guard Section) Regulations (Repeal)


1918. No. 297.



I, THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL in and over the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, hereby make the following Regulations under the Naval Defence Act 1910-1912, to come into operation on and from the 6th March, 1918.

Dated this eighth day of November, 1918.



By His Excellency’s Command,


for Minister of State for the Navy.


Amendment of Regulations for the Royal Australian Naval Brigade (Naval Guard Section).

(Statutory Rules 1918, No. 65.)

1. Before regulation 1 insert the following:—

“These Regulations may be cited as the Naval Brigade (Naval Guard Section) Regulations.”

2. Regulation 12 is amended by adding after the word “greatcoat”, at end of paragraph (1), the following words “and sou’-wester”.

3. Regulation 25 is amended as follows:—

Omit paragraph (a) and insert in its stead the following paragraphs:—

(1).When sworn in each man will be supplied gratuitously with kit according to the following scale:—

(a) Chief Petty Officers—

1 cap and badge (C.P.O., R.A.N.B.).

2 serge jackets (single-breasted).

2 pairs serge trousers.

2 pairs half-boots (shore-service pattern).

3 white collars.

3 white shirts.

1 black bow.

1 overcoat.

1 pair gaiters.

1 sou’-wester.

1 clothes bag.


(b) Petty Officers and Men—

1 cap with R.A.N. Brigade ribbon.

2 flannel vests.

2 pairs serge trousers.

2 serge jumpers (without cuffs).

2 pairs half-boots (shore-service pattern).

1 overcoat.

1 pair gaiters.

1 sou’-wester.

2 collars (blue jean).

1 clothes bag.

(2) At the discretion of the District Naval Officer, in the tropics and warm climates, one white drill suit for Chief Petty Officers and one white duck suit for other ratings may be  supplied in lieu of one serge suit in each case; and, in colder climates, the following additional clothing may be issued to each rating:—

2 pairs drawers.

2 vests, flannel.

2 pairs socks, woollen.

4. Paragraphs lettered (b), (c), (d), (e), and (f) are to be numbered (3), (4), (5), (6), and (7) respectively.


Printed and Published for the Government of the Commonwealth of Australia by H. J. Green, Acting Government Printer for the State of Victoria.