Khaki woollen shirt : Trooper W F McCrea-Steele, British 7th Armoured Division

Accession Number REL25069.003
Collection type Heraldry
Object type Uniform
Physical description Wool flannel; Bakelite
Maker Unknown
Place made United Kingdom
Date made c 1944-1946
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

British Army placket front khaki wool shirt with green bakelite buttons. Hand sewn inside the collar is X42 in red stitching.

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.