RNZAF Hat and side cap; Chas. Hill & Sons Ltd; c.1939-1945; 2010_24_1-2

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The Kauri Museum ­ Matakohe

Name/Title

RNZAF Hat and side cap

About this object

RNZAF Warrant Officer Hat and Cap, No.1 Hat, blue wool, flat hard top with peak front and badge across front band made by, 'Chas. Hill & Sons Ltd, Wellington N.Z.'. No.2 Side Cap, blue wool with folded up sides and brass buttons on front. It also has brass wings on left side. Lined with cotton and velvet. Inside label 'NZAF SIZE 6 7/8'. These hats belonged to donors father Flight Lieutenant David Baillie Campbell who served in WW2.

Maker

Chas. Hill & Sons Ltd

Maker Role

Manufacturer

Date Made

c.1939-1945

Place Made

New Zealand

Medium and Materials

wool

Measurements

1. 26cm diameter 2. 12cm length x 30cm width

Subject and Association Description

RNZAF uniform WW2

Credit Line

Roger Campbell

Object Type

headwear

Object number

2010_24_1-2

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Collections 14 Aug 2012 23:18 PM,UTC

Thankyou for this information

Barry O'Sullivan 12 Aug 2012 10:20 AM,UTC

The cap with the peak is a Warrant Officers pattern cap.
Barry

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blue
hat
RNZAF
side cap
wool

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