|Date made||c 1945-1954|
Tally band : HMAS Shropshire
Sailors black silk tallyband with gold embroidered lettering 'HMAS SHROPSHIRE'. Tied in a bow on side.
Royal Australian Navay sailors generally wore a plain 'HMAS' tally while at sea during the Second World War, for security reasons. This tally is likely to date from the immediate post-war period.