Jacket 'Maternity', Capt. McCudden VC

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Catalogue number
  • UNI 1359
Display status
IWM London
Materials
  • cloth
Dimensions
  • general: Length 814 mm
  • general: Width 551 mm
  • general: Height 49 mm
Alternative Names
  • FULL NAME: Jacket 'Maternity', Capt. McCudden VC
  • SIMPLE NAME: coat : British
Category
uniforms and insignia

Label

Worn by Captain (later Major) James McCudden. It bears the the ribbons of the Victoria Cross, Distinguished Service Order and Bar, Military Cross and Bar, Military Medal and French Croix de Guerre. McCudden was awarded the VC in April 1918 in recognition of a long fighting career in the RFC during which he shot down 57 aircraft.

History note

Worn by Captain (later Major) James McCudden. It bears the the ribbons of the Victoria Cross, Distinguished Service Order and Bar, Military Cross and Bar, Military Medal and French Croix de Guerre. McCudden was awarded the VC in April 1918 in recognition of a long fighting career in the RFC during which he shot down 57 aircraft.

Physical description

Jacket

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