Philippines Republic national flag : Lieutenant H Shirley, US Air Corps Maintenance and Supply

Place Asia: Philippines
Accession Number REL/02833
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Flag
Physical description Cotton
Maker Unknown
Place made Philippines
Date made c 1944-1945
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Small printed flag of the Philippines Republic with two pairs of string ties on the hoist. Horizontally divided red over blue flag has a white triangle on the hoist printed in yellow with three stars and an eight pointed central motif.

History / Summary

Associated with the service of Australian born Lieutnenant H (Hal) Shirley who served with a USAAF Air Corps Maintenance and Supply unit during the Second World War. He was posted to the Philippines in late 1944.

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