RAAF service dress tunic : Flight Lieutenant P A Coldham, 156 Squadron, RAAF

Accession Number REL31822
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Uniform
Physical description Cotton, Plastic, Wool
Maker M TX
Place made Australia
Date made c 1940-1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

RAAF blue woollen winter service dress tunic with a pair of pleated breast patch pockets and a pair of expanding patch pockets at the waist. The breast pockets have three pointed flaps, while those at the waist are square. All are secured by black plastic RAAF buttons. Above the left breast pocket is embroidered a flying officer's brevet and ribbon bar which denotes the Distinguished Flying Cross and Bar, 1939-45 Star and the Crew Europe Star. The tunic is fastened with four black plastic RAAF buttons. Rank insignia for Flight Lieutenant is carried on each lower sleeve.

History / Summary

A navy RAAF jacket worn by Flight Lieutenant Peter Coldham DFC and Bar, the jacket has the ribbons for the DFC and Bar, 1939-45 Star and the Crew Europe Star.