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Identifying an old soldier....

I would go with the Army Service Corps, bandolier, lanyard hes probably a mounted chap looking after the horses and taking ammo and kit up to the front.
 

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I would go with the Army Service Corps, bandolier, lanyard hes probably a mounted chap looking after the horses and taking ammo and kit up to the front.
Men with horse handling experience were actively recruited into the ASC, RA and Cavalry during the war. This was a bit of a departure for the latter who previously preferred recruits with no prior experience, so as to avoid having to undo unwanted habits.
 

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