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002393 - Army Collars

From the Collection of Warrnambool and District Historical Society Inc. 2 Gilles Street (south of Merri St) Warrnambool Victoria

Description
These three men’s collars are made of cotton and are khaki in colour. They have three button holes on the straight neck edge, one at each end and one in the middle.
Size
L 43.5 cm. W 7 cm.
Object Registration
002393
Keywords
australian army uniforms, warrnambool, history of warrnambool
Historical information
These detachable collars are most likely Australian Army issue from the World War Two era (1939-1945). They are made to be used with a khaki shirt.
Significance
These collars have no known local provenance but are retained as examples of the detachable collars used by Australian Army personnel in the early to mid 20th century.
Last updated
14 Feb 2019 at 1:31PM