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Title

North Irish Horse Captain's Tunic

Object Name

Jacket

Maker

R. Payne & Ireland Ltd; Pitt & Co. (buttons) (Primary maker)

Maker


Date Made

mid 20th century
mid 20th century

Place Made

Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast
Belfast

Description

Dark green North Irish Horse Tunic with white pointed cuffs and white on collar. The jacket has chain epaulettes and three badges on each shoulder signifying the rank of a Captain. There are 7 silver buttons in the front and 2 on each cuff. The collar carries two North Irish Horse badges. There are 5 medal ribbons on the right chest, from left to right: 1939 - 1945 Star, France & Germany star, Defence medal, World War II War medal (1939 - 1945), the last one is unidentified. There is a small silver maple leaf on the right sleeve, signifying that the Captain fought alongside a Canadian regiment in a battle. Black inside lining.

Materials

wool
brass
silver
steel
synthetic fabric
leather

Place Collected

Northern Ireland: County Antrim: Belfast
Belfast

Catalogue Number

BELUM.W2013.31.1

Copyright

National Museums NI