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Uniform - Royal Australian Navy (RAN) Naval Ratings Collar

From the Collection of Warrnambool RSL Sub Branch Cnr Merri & Liebig Streets Warrnambool Victoria

Description
Cream cotton twill with navy blue trim around neck and over shoulders and narrow tie fastener.
Size
length 330 mm, width 260mm
Object Registration
0032.2
Keywords
navy, ran, royal australian navy, naval bib, naval ratings bib, naval ratings uniform, military uniform, j.m. parsons, parsons, j parsons
Historical information
The Royal Australian Navy Uniforms are based on the uniform of the Royal Navy. They reflect traditions that can be traced back to the Royal Navy (England) and demonstrate the relationship between the two. This bib is one of four parts to a Naval Ratings Uniform which was presumably owned by J.M. Parsons.
Made By
Berlei Ltd. (Maker)
Significance
This bib is one part of a naval ratings uniform which consists of four parts. The uniform is representative of the Royal Australian Navy uniform and can be traced to the Royal Navy (England). The complete uniform shows the connection between Australia and England since European settlement.
Inscriptions & Markings
label of maker "Made in Australia Berlei Berlie Ltd Size 1"
Last updated
29 Mar 2019 at 10:10AM