badge, rank, British, Royal Naval Reserve, Sub-Lieutenant
One ordinary waved stripe of intersecting gold rank lace, with interlocking triangles forming a star-shaped curl, embroidered onto a dark blue shoulder strap. A Royal Naval Reserve button, with RNR superimposed upon a foul anchor, with wrapped rope, surrounded by a rope border and surmounted by a King's crown embossed onto the surface, is at the top of the board.
The distinctive Royal Naval Reserve buttons ('RNR' superimposed upon a foul anchor) were abolished in 1921 and reintroduced between 1951 - 1958. This origin item of this item can, therefore, be placed within these dates.