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The First World War

Gentleman's suit

Description:

Coarse brown wool suit. A World War One civilian suit.

 

On demobilisation soldiers were given an Army Form Z44 (Plain Clothes Form).
They could choose to have either a clothing allowance of 52 shillings and sixpence or be provided with a suit of plain clothes.
This suit belonged to a man from Moffat and was donated to Dumfries Museum by his granddaughter in 1989.

 

Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1989.8.6
Digital Number:
DMCL068n
Copyright:
Dumfries and Galloway Council