Historical information

Part of the Reverend Chaplain Major Thomas Bruce Williams, No 556101, Collection.

Physical description

.1) Khaki battle dress trousers in wool fabric with pleated front. Waistband and pockets lined with light khaki cotton drill fabric. Wide waistband secured with three brown bakelite buttons Inside the waistband are six brown bakelite buttons used to secure braces. On each outer side of the waistband are two tabs with metal fasteners used to adjust the waistband. Extra buttons are sewn onto the outside of the waistband. A zipper fly is on the front of the trousers. Pockets consist of two hip with button down flaps, two lined side and one left leg cargo with button down flap. A light khaki heel protector is sewn into the hem of each trouser leg.
.2) Set khaki elastic and leather braces are attached to the trousers via khaki coloured leather button attachments.

Inscriptions & markings

.1) On white calico manufacturer's label - stamped in black ink: 'YF 34".
Handwritten on manufacturer's label in black ink: 'PADRE Tom, 556101'.