DPDU lieutenant general left rank slide : Australian Army

Accession Number REL43648
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

Left DPDU rank slide for an Australian Army major general. The slide has 'AUSTRALIA' embroidered in black cotton across the bottom with a crossed sword and baton above, surmounted by a St Edwards Crown. 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).