DPDU colonel rank slide : Australian Army

Accession Number REL43644
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Uniform
Physical description Cotton
Maker Babylon Industries P/L
Place made Australia: New South Wales
Date made c 2010
Conflict Period 2000-2009
Period 2010-2019

DPDU rank slide for an Australian Army colonel. The slide has 'AUSTRALIA' embroidered in black cotton across the bottom with two pips and St Edwards Crown above it. The slide is made from one piece of DPDU fabric and is stiffened by a piece of heat applied fabric on the inside. The edges have been hemmed and the two sides sewn together at the back of the slide.

History / Summary

Type example of a rank slide worn as part of the Disruptive Pattern Desert Uniform (DPDU) by Australian Army personnel deployed to the Middle East Area of Operations (MEAO).