trousers, blue cloth, mess dress, officer's, Royal Air Force
blue fine wool cloth, mess dress trousers cut high at the back. Two front pleats, two side pockets and a zip fly front fastening.
Trousers worn by Squadron Leader Kevin Paul Weeks RAF. Weeks was a navigator with No. 16 Squadron based at RAF Laarbruck flying Tornado GR.1's when he was deployed to Saudi Arabia for the Gulf War (Operation Granby). On 22 January 1991, Weeks was killed in action together with his pilot Squadron Leader Garry Lennox, when their aircraft (ZA467) failed to return from a low-level mission against enemy positions.
Embroidered (on tailor's label inside back of trousers)