The cavalryman is more shielded from the deadly missile than the infantryman.
In this war, as in most others, it is the infantryman who stands the brunt of the fighting.
The infantryman carried a rifle, belt, haversack and canteen.
All this, of course, is only the infantryman's idea of things.
Harrys father was an infantryman, and Sammys parent served in the Navy.