Armband - Civil Defence

Production date
1939-1945
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Description
Armband, red fabric with Air Raid Precautions (A.R.P.) printed, issued during WWII.
Classification
CH classification COSTUME Uniforms Civil woman
CH classification ESSENTIAL SERVICES
CH classification MILITARY
CH classification COSTUME Uniforms Civil unisex
CH classification ESSENTIAL SERVICES State Emergency Service
Measurements
L65 x W370 x H5
Media/Materials description
Wool (Textiles)
Cotton (Textiles)
Rubber (Synthetic Materials)
Steel (Metals - Ferrous)
History and use
This Air Raid Precautions (ARP) armband belonged to Air Raid Warden Ellen Mouland during World War 2. Ellen Mouland (nee Swan) joined the ARP and her husband, World War 1 veteran Francis Mouland, joined the Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC).
Registration number
H26578

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