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British RA Madagascar Uniform Grouping.

Group has a wartime manufactured KD jacket which in my opinion was African produced item, hand stitched button holes etc, its also quite nice to find one with the large spine panel to the back, a precaution taken during the time against sunstroke. Kacket is in used condition with some storage marks; all buttons are RA marked. The Slouch hat is dated 1941 and an Australian made item, condition is very good. Paper work has the vets paybook, front page gone, he joined in 1940, and was a telephonist. He was trained in Swahili which would be usefull in madagascar, there is a 1943 dated madagascar news paper and some french francs, aslo included are some documents for travelling back to the UK dated 1945. Two photos of a section of soldiers marching on parade wearing slouch hats and short sleeve KD's, im pressuming he is one of the fellas in the photos. A good group from the east African vetran. Ibelive he was part of a costal artillery unit.