Historical information

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

Physical description

.1) Black woollen trousers with a purple stripe down the outside of each leg. Zipper fly. Calico manufacturer's label sewn onto the inside of the waist band.
.2) White elastic braces with leather attachments for securing to trousers.
.3) Black woollen waistcoat with four gold coloured buttons, each bearing a Christian Chaplain's insignia.
.4) Black woollen mess jacket with purple lapels, cuffs and epaulettes. Black nylon fabric lining. Gold crucifix on each lapel. Major's insignia on each epaulette. Gold
coloured buttons each bearing a Christian Chaplain's insignia.
.5) Black fabric bow tie with clear plastic clips for fastening to a collar.

Inscriptions & markings

Handwritten on trousers' manufacturer's label in black ink: '556101'