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Jacket - Army Uniform

From the Collection of Ballarat Ranger Military Museum 1806 Sturt Street Ballarat Vic

Description
The Jacket is an Australian Army 2nd AIF khaki woollen Service Dress jacket. On the top of each arm there is a cloth AUSTRALIA shoulder flash, a small 8th Battalion AIF Colour Patch and the Australian Victory Contingent cloth badge. On the lower right sleeve is a blue three-year war service chevron badge. On each collar is a Rising Sun badge.
Size
Mens
Object Registration
2019.01
Keywords
uniform, jacket, ww2, 8th battalion, australian victory contingent 1946
Historical information
The jacket was issued to Private Edgar Uebergang, a member of the 8th Australian Infantry Battalion, who served in WW2 with the battalion. Edgar, who had been awarded a Military Medal during WW2, who went to London with Private Frank Partridge VC and Sergeant Norm Strange from Ballarat representing the 8th Battalion at the 1946 Victory Parade.
When Made
c1945
Last updated
26 Nov 2019 at 3:24PM