Jersey, Heavy Wool: Brigadier, British Army (Airborne)
Round-necked jersey of olive green heavy wool, fitted with fabric elbow and shoulder patches and having velcro-secured shoulder epaulettes.
To the right upper arm is sewn a pair of airborne parachutist's qualification 'wings', while to the right breast is sewn a khaki cloth name badge with the name 'WILSON' in black threads. Sewn to either shoulder epaulette are rank badge backings of dark green cloth in the arrangement of the rank of Brigadier.
This jersey was worn by Brigadier Tony Wilson, Commander of 5 Infantry Brigade, during 'Operation Corporate' (Falklands War 1982). Commissioned into the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry in 1954, Wilson had seen active service in Cyprus, Malaya, Borneo, Aden and Northern Ireland.