Historical information

Cap issued to WO2 Leonard Charles CARROLL VX21885 of West Heidelberg, Vic., born in Manchester UK on 01 JAN 1907. An X-ray technician, he enlisted on 07 JUN 1940 at Caulfield, Vic. and served in the Middle East, Ceylon and Australia mainly with 2/4th Aust. General Hospital. Discharged 20 MAY 1947. (Ref: NAA: B883, VX21885)


The ownership of this cap is clear and the service of this local ex-serviceman can be established. The usage of this cap is unknown as there is no evidence that it has been worn with any kind of cap badge.

Physical description

Khaki serge forage cap with two 12mm diameter AMF metal buttons. No cap badge. Cotton khaki lining. Cotton off-white label sewn to lining

Inscriptions & markings

Regimental No. VX21885

Stamp E 9or F, broad arrow, S