Named WWII Navy Officer Utility Uniform Group
A U.S. Navy officer’s gray utility uniform jacket, with associated uniform items. The materials include the dog tag of the original owner, Robert Cuthbert Ridley, 398949, USNR.
The jacket has slip on shoulder boards for a Lieutenant, Junior Grade, of the supply branch. The jacket was obviously worn, as intended, as a work uniform. If has some spots and could use a good cleaning.
Also included with the jacket are two gray cotton officer overseas cap; a black cotton overseas cap, size 7, with rank insignia of a Lieutenant, j.g.; a khaki cotton cover for the officer visor cap; two white cotton covers and a dark blue wool cover for the officer visor cap; two white rayon Navy officer uniform scarves; a pair of white cotton officer gloves; a black officer necktie; and a small dark blue cotton ditty bag, 8 by 10 inches in size.
All of the items are in good used condition, although the jacket could use a cleaning and pressing, having been in storage since 1945.