Red waist length mess dress jacket. Navy blue lapels carry three brass pips of a Captain and the globe and laurel insignia of the Royal Marines.
(Component parts: jacket, insignia
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.
Tailor's label stitched inside collar
John Jones & Co Ltd Military Outfitters 33 Bruton St Mayfair Captain J Agnew A16 837 5946