Sailor's naval uniform WW2, V J Brown; Unknown maker; Unknown; CR2018.047.9

Name/Title

Sailor's naval uniform WW2, V J Brown

About this object

A Navy rating uniform consisting of a black woollen middy jacket, cream shirt, blue and white collar and black, flared trousers. These belonged to Able Seaman Vincent John Brown 8497, a telegraphist in the NZ Navy in WW2, late of Cromwell and Lowburn Valley.
At the top of the right jacket sleeve is a hand sewn label NEW ZEALAND and also a hand sewn WW2 wireless telegraphist trade badge. On the left sleeve is a hand sewn red V shaped service stripe.

Maker

Unknown maker

Maker Role

Clothing manufacturer

Date Made

Unknown

Place Made

Unknown

Medium and Materials

Textile, wool cotton twill

Inscription and Marks

NEW ZEALAND
WW2 wireless telegraphist trade badge
Red V shaped service stripe
VJ BROWN

Measurements

Jacket chest W 490mm X L 690mm
Collar L 640mm W 375mm
Trousers L 1130 Waist 850mm
Shirt L 670mm X 91mm


Subject and Association Keywords

Uniforms

Subject and Association Keywords

Military

Subject and Association Keywords

Textiles

Subject and Association Keywords

Clothing & accessories

Subject and Association Keywords

World War II

Named Collection

RSA Collection on long term loan

Credit Line

From the collection of the Cromwell Museum

Object Type

Clothing, uniforms

Object number

CR2018.047.9

Copyright Licence  

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