Undress jacket : Rear Admiral J C T Glossop, Royal Navy

Collection ID REL/00111.001
Collection type Heraldry
Title Undress jacket : Rear Admiral J C T Glossop, Royal Navy
Object type Uniform
Maker Moore, Scantlebury & Coote

Officer's black lightweight wool twill undress or 'monkey' jacket. The double breasted jacket has turn back lapels, two rows of four gilded brass RN officer's buttons, made by Jennens & Co, London, an inset welt pocket on the left breast, two inset welt pockets over each hip, and short vents in each side seam. Each cuff bears gold lace rank insignia for a rear admiral. Three rows of medals ribbons are sewn above the left breast pocket for: Order of the Bath,1914-15 Star, British War Medal 1914-1920, Victory Medal 1914-1918, Japanese Order of the Rising Sun and French Legion d'Honneur. The body of the jacket is lined with black polished cotton and the sleeves with cream cotton twill. There is an inset pocket in the left front lining which bears a tailor's label for 'MOORE, SCANTLEBURY & COOTE, 47 CONDUIT STREET, LONDON W AND THE HARD, PORTSMOUTH' with a handwritten 'Capt. J. C. T. Glossop' beneath it.