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Tunic, full dress, staff, Military Provost Staff Corps, standard pattern, 1914

No 2 Blue Cloth with No 3 scarlet facings, manufactured by Royal Army Clothing Factory, Pimlico, 1914. For warrant officers class 1, quartermaster sergeants, chief warders, warder clerks of military prisons, Military Provost Staff Corps, Military Foot Police, Military Mounted Police.

Standard Pattern No 7990 with quartermaster chevrons (Military Provost Staff Corps) and sealed pattern sergeant major's crown indicating it is to be replaced by WO1 and WO2 badges, 15 October 1916.

As it is a staff version it has 1/2 inch gold lace on top of collar, single row on bottom for as for senior non-commissioned officers, large gold cord on cuffs and shoulder straps. Tunic is dated October 1913 on Royal Army Clothing Department paper label.

These tunics were worn by the Military Provost Staff Corps (MPSC), Military Mounted Police (MMP) and Military Foot Police (MFP) for full dress, walking out and occasional duty wear and would have been worn with brown General Service belt (MFP) and brown sword belt (MMP).

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NAM. 1975-12-43-2


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