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Title

Royal Irish Fusiliers Tunic

Object Name

Jacket

Maker

Armfield and Company Limited, Birmingham (buttons) (Primary maker)

Maker


Date Made

early 20th century
early 20th century

Place Made

Ireland
Ireland

Description

This is a khaki number two battle dress jacket of the Royal Irish Fusiliers. The roll down collar carries the collar badges of the regiment. The shoulder straps each have three gilt rank stars of a Captain. On the shoulder the letters 'A.C.F.' (Army Cadet Force) are embroidered white on red. On the left breast are the medal ribbons of the First World War; War Medal, Victory Medal, and Second World War Defence Medal. The jacket has two patch pockets on each side with button down flaps. There are three regimental and one plain button down the front and regimental buttons on the pocket flaps. The jacket comes with a cloth belt with a square brass buckle.

Materials

coat : cloth, rank stars : gilt, belt : cloth, belt buckle : brass, belt hooks : brass

Catalogue Number

BELUM.O225.1979

Copyright

National Museums NI