Squad Leader

This sections covers the combat equipment and weapons for this role. It doesn't mention things like uniform as every trooper had the same basic uniform. So if portraying the above position you should have the following items :-

The squad leader is responsible for the discipline, appearance, training, control, and conduct of his squad. He leads it in combat. The squad leader must train his squad to use and care for its weapons, to move and fight efficiently as individuals, and function effectively as a part of the military team. (See FM 7-10, par. 134a.)

M1 Garand

M3 Knife

4 HE Grenades

1x GP (General Purpose) Bag 

M1936 Pistol Belt

M1936 Suspenders

Musette Bag

First Aid Pouch and Tin

M1910 or M1942 Canteen Cover / Bottle / Cup

Intrenching Tool

M1 Garand - 3 or 4 small rigger pouches

M1A1 SMG - 2x 5 cell 20 round Magazine Pouch

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