Uniform cap [Forage caps owned by Flight Lieutenant William Raeburn Green]

1943
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Production Date
1943
Description
World War II time uniform: one of two caps of forage style. Grey/blue wool: narrow hat, worn on right side of head. There are 2 brass buttons on front of cap- correct cap positioning should have buttons in line with right eye. On left side at front is gold coloured metal badge: small metal crown above eagle in flight. Cap has flaps on each side- face upwards with a clip to keep in place. Flaps can be let down to cover ears. Lining covers the way that badge attached. Headband inside made of black velvet, lining is navy polyester but dirty. Sticker attached to lining states '7¼' - size. Uniform of Flight Lieutenant William R. Green – RNZAF, Squadron 49 Bomber Command.
Collection
Media/Materials
Processed Material/Textile/Wool
Processed Material/Synthetic
Processed Material/Textile/Velvet
Processed Material/Metal/Alloy/Copper Alloy/Brass
Signature/Marks and Type
7 1/4 Sticker
Accession No
2006.307.2
Credit Line
1943. Uniform cap [Forage caps owned by Flight Lieutenant William Raeburn Green], 2006.307.2. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).
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