H354. A pith helmet or solar topee named to F/O L. M. Downie RAAF Richmond under the sweatband, possibly Leslie McDonald Downie. The helmet is covered with a khaki cloth and has a RAF flash on the left side of the puggaree. The helmet is also lined in khaki cloth, has a brass vent hole at the top, a light grey sweatband and a green underside to the brim. The liner is stamped Manufactured by Embleton & Co Melbourne Australia and the chinstrap has been removed.