Blouse, Battledress, 1949 pattern: Captain, Royal Marines
Blouse: khaki serge blouse with waistband for tightening. Three pips of a Captain in red and white on the shoulders. Royal Marines shoulder flashes. Medal ribbons on left breast of 1939-1945 Star, Burma Star, Italy Star, Defence Medal, 1939-1945 War Medal, British Korean War Medal, United Nations Korean War Medal
According to the Navy List, Captain Agnew was serving in HMS MAURITIUS in August 1943.
No information about when or how this item was donated or came to HMS Belfast. Agnew's blue service dress uniform was accessioned by DEAF in 1978. Two calling cards from the United Services Club were found in the battle dress blouse pocket, inscribed with handwritten notes from a farewll speech.
Printed manufacturer's label inside blouse
Battledress blouse 1949 pattern Size 17 Height 6' 1" to 6'2" Breast 41" to 42" Waist 36" 37" Vocab 70371 H Edgard & Sons Ltd