WW1 pattern British khaki Officer's named Pith Tropical Sun helmet.
Captain Broadridge first served in the 28th London Regiment (Artist's Rifles which served as a holding unit for prospective officers) as a private. After being commissioned served in the 8th Devonshire Regiment. Landed in France July 1915 as part of the 7th Division. In late 1917 the division was transferred to Italy where a sun helmet was required.
The helmet is approx size 6 3/4. Cork is in excellent condition free from any weaknesses. Little wear.