German Navy Tally Band : Geleitboot Emden

Place Europe: West Germany
Accession Number REL/00908
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Headdress
Physical description Rayon
Maker Unknown
Place made West Germany
Date made c 1964
Conflict Period 1960-1969
Source credit to This item has been digitised with funding provided by Commonwealth Government.

Sailor's black ribbon cap tally, with gold embroidered lettering "GELEITBOOT EMDEN".

History / Summary

This tally band from Geleitboot Emden, the fourth Germany Navy ship with that name. It was donated to the Memorial in November 1964 by SMS Emden veterans to mark the 50th anniversary of HMAS Sydney and SMS Emden battle.

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