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A band of the Worcestershire Regiment marching in battledress, 1940 (c)

Photograph, World War Two (1939-1945), 1940 (c).

Wool serge battledress resembled workman's overalls, it was worn by the British Army from the 1930s to the 1960s. It was usually worn in cooler climates.

From a collection of 1701 photographs taken by Gale and Polden, Aldershot, showing British regiments and corps, including uniform, kit layouts, mascots, tattoos, portraits of monarchs and soldiers and ceremonial photographs, including the 1937 and 1953 Coronations.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1992-10-143-535

Copyright/Ownership

National Army Museum, London

Location

National Army Museum, Study collection

Object URL

https://collection.nam.ac.uk/detail.php?acc=1992-10-143-535