Sailor's naval uniform WW2, V J Brown; Unknown maker; Unknown; CR2018.047.9
Sailor's naval uniform WW2, V J BrownAbout 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.
Clothing manufacturerDate Made
Textile, wool cotton twillInscription and Marks
WW2 wireless telegraphist trade badge
Red V shaped service stripe
Jacket chest W 490mm X L 690mm
Collar L 640mm W 375mm
Trousers L 1130 Waist 850mm
Shirt L 670mm X 91mm
RSA Collection on long term loanCredit Line
From the collection of the Cromwell MuseumObject Type