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Cap - Royal Australian Air Force, Flight Lieutenant G.S. Conning, World War II, 1939-1945 Object Reg. No: ST 040397

Summary:
World War II RAAF officer's navy serge peaked cap with leather peak.

Belonged to Flight Lieutenant Graham Stewart Conning. Conning enlisted in the RAAF in January 1942. He was born in Richmond Victoria in 1919 and was living in Coburg before enlisting. Conning became a Flight Lieutenant and was discharged from service in October 1945 after serving with No. 461 Squadron RAAF operating Sunderland flying boats with RAF Coastal Command.
Description:
Navy serge cap. Leather peak. Metal badge on peak.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from N. Stuchbery, 1986
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: world war ii 1939-1945, military uniforms australian
Themes this item is part of: Clothing & Textiles Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: uniforms
Inscriptions: Badge on peak: 'RAAF'
Date Made: 1939-1945
Original Owner: Flight Lieutenant Graham Conning - Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF)

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