Crocheted beret : Captain W E F Oram, 13 Australian General Hospital

Place Asia: Netherlands East Indies, Sumatra
Accession Number REL/12523
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Headdress
Physical description Cotton string
Maker Young, Wilma Elizabeth Forster
Place made Netherlands East Indies: Sumatra
Date made 1942-1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Red and cream cotton 'string' crocheted beret. Beret is red with two circular white stripes, each two rows wide, on the crown.

History / Summary

Crocheted by VX58783 Captain Wilma Oram with a hook made from fencing wire taken from her POW camp in Sumatra.