Historical information

RAAF uniform worn by Squadron Leader Ian A. 'Joe' Lyons, Operations Officer for No. 77 Squadron.
Part of the Ian A. 'Joe' Lyons MBE Collection.
See Catalogue No. 5374P for details of his service record.

Physical description

.1) RAAF uniform jacket, dark blue in colour. Black fabric inner lining. Gold coloured buttons. Coat has two button down breast pockets and two button-down side pockets. Dark blue fabric belt with metal buckle is threaded through two belt loops. Three rows of service ribbons including an MBE ribbon and pilot officer's wings on left hand breast. Rank insignia on the bottom of each sleeve.
.2) Dark blue fabric trousers with two side pockets, belt loops and button fly. Buttons for braces on the inner waist band.
.3) Dark blue fabric tie. Manufacturer's label on keeper loop.

Inscriptions & markings

.1) On label sewn into neck: 'M TX'.
.2) On label sewn onto inside waist band: ' M TX'.
.3) On keeper: Trent Nathan'.