World War Two Royal Air Force Uniform

Object number

LDVAL 2014.9.4

Date

1948

Description

Blue serge belt, from service jacket. Part of a RAF unform. Worn by Bertram Charles Roy Thomas (1925-2014) who was an NCO Sergeant air gunner from 1943. He remained in the reserve forces after the war and into the 1950s. Roy was a keen motor cyclist and wore his service great coat and air suit on his motor bike for warmth and safety, which have since been lost, along with his uniform side cap.

Physical description

Blue serge belt, worn with service jacket. With brass buckle.

Type

Air Force equipment

Size

Whole length: 950mm
width: 55mm

Material

Belt: wool
Buckle: Metal

Collection type

Social history, War

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Metadata
Date1948
InstitutionValence House Museum
TypeAir Force equipment
Material
wool
Metal
Collection type
Social history
War