|Object ID #||1993.044.010|
|Object Name||Cap, Military|
|Title||Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps Uniform (1952-1960)|
|Lexicon category||3: Personal Artifacts|
|Year Range from||1952|
|Year Range to||1960|
|Place of Origin||Toronto, Ontario|
A peaked cap which is part of a man's Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps uniform, 1952-1960. It is a black woolen-topped cap, with a maroon-coloured band. There is a clear plastic lining over a reddish-coloured lining and logo for "THE MUIR BRAND FOR QUALITY AND WORKMANSHIP 51 SIMCOE ST. TORONTO CANADA". It has a brown leather headband. There is a shiny black visor, with black strapping above the visor. There are two brass side buttons which have Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps insignia incorporating a crown above 2 crossed lines (caduceus) which have 3 maple leaves spaced between them.
There is a detachable cotter pin-style cap badge (hat badge) which has insignia for the Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps.
|Provenance||Captain Fred Armstrong (DFC, CD) wore this uniform at the Owen Sound Armouries in the past. He was a member of the 19 Field Ambulance, which eventually was phased out.|
|Collection||Military, 20th-c Collection|
|Found||Owen Sound, Grey County|
|Subjects||Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps|