Khaki wool battledress blouse : Trooper W F McCrea-Steele, British 7th Armoured Division

Place Europe: France, Normandy
Accession Number REL25069.001
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Uniform
Physical description Wool serge
Maker R Sutcliffe & Co
Place made United Kingdom
Date made c 1942
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

British Army, 1940 pattern, khaki wool serge battledress blouse, with pressed brass buttons. There is a 7th Armoured Division, black, orange and white jerboa badge at the top of both sleeves and a white and black 'Tank' badge of the Royal Tank Regiment on mid-point of upper right sleeve. Red and light blue band on fabric shoulder slide, on both epaulettes. Ribbon bar for 1939-45 Star and France and Germany Star sewn on left breast.

History / Summary

Issued to 14219584 Trooper William Frederick McCrea-Steele, British 7th Armoured Division. His unit landed in Normandy in July 1944 and he served in Europe until June 1946.