Civil Defence Corps Jacket

Object number

LDVAL 3122/1a

Date

1956

Description

Ladies Jacket that is part of a Barking Civil Defence Corps uniform. Dark Blue. Items LDVAL 3122/1b, 1c, 1d all found in jacket pockets. Part of a set with skirt and trousers.

Physical description

Dark blue ladies jacket. Waist length, with colour and buckle belt fastening at waist. Sewn onto the tops of both sleeves is the insignia for Headquarters Intelligence and Operations. Also on both sleeves are three stripes. On the lower left sleeve is a first aid badge, and on the left breast pocket is a badge for the Civil Defence Corps, Barking.

Condition

Fair

Type

Jacket

Size

Jacket Bust: 840mm
Waist: 640mm
length: 420mm

Material

Jacket: wool
Badges: Cotton

Collection type

Social history, Textile

Alternative reference

Entry Number T274 (1990-08-08)

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