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It looks like an Army M1926 service coat, private purchase. Collar disks are gilt type used from 1920s-late 1930s. Same with the cap device. Great photo!

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Great photo! “First Shirt”, like patches said, been in a while, look at O.S. stripes on right sleeve!

"The true Soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him" G.K. Chesterton

"A people that values it's privileges above its principles will soon lose both" D.D. Eisenhower


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Back then rank did not come easy. Most likely a 30 year soilder. Great picture!

Can some I'd the ribbon bar ?


Pvt. James H. Honey 1st Md. Eastern shore Vol. Inf. Co. D (union) Gettysburg
Pvt. George Eddie Lear 26th Inf. Co.H 1st Div .(WW1) P.H. WIA Cpl. Richard Elsea 268th C.A. Bn. Battery A. WW2 SSgt. Grant Elsea 314th Inf. Hq.Co. I.R.79thDiv. WW2
Cpl. Harry Lawrence Butler Jr 23rd Regt. WIA Korea Lt. George Olin Tilghman 111th MG. 29th Div. WW1 DIS France 1919
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Yea, my bad, ment service. Pretty sure he had service in WWI.

"The true Soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him" G.K. Chesterton

"A people that values it's privileges above its principles will soon lose both" D.D. Eisenhower


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It looks like an Army M1926 service coat, private purchase. Collar disks are gilt type used from 1920s-late 1930s. Same with the cap device. Great photo!

The coat would be Olive Drab then? Also looking for color on Stripes. Thanks for info on coat type!

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The coat would be Olive Drab then? Also looking for color on Stripes. Thanks for info on coat type!

 

It would be olive drab, but the color probably varied a little from the standard issue uniform color because that looks like a tailored coat he is wearing. Stripe colors usually were kind of a mustard/olive drab at the time. Usually of thick wool construction, but the stripes he's wearing look to be a thin material and it almost looks like it is so thin it is wrinkling on the top stripe. Like you would see with cloth shrinkage from washing and drying. The leather bill on the visor was darker at this time than later WWII era enlisted caps too.

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WANTED - seriously interested in named Chief/Senior/Master TORPEDOMAN USN uniforms from the 1950s-1960s-1970s, and named USN jumpers or CPO coats from WWII. http://www.usmilitariaforum.com/forums/index.php?/topic/321179-wanted-torpedoman-uniforms-named-1920s-1970s/

 

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It would be olive drab, but the color probably varied a little from the standard issue uniform color because that looks like a tailored coat he is wearing. Stripe colors usually were kind of a mustard/olive drab at the time. Usually of thick wool construction, but the stripes he's wearing look to be a thin material and it almost looks like it is so thin it is wrinkling on the top stripe. Like you would see with cloth shrinkage from washing and drying. The leather bill on the visor was darker at this time than later WWII era enlisted caps too.

 

 

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Did the best I could based on the descriptions provided (thanks again to those that helped) Upon closer examination it appears the left arm may be at least partially amputated. There is something protruding from the left lower uniform sleeve.

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That looks very good!

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WANTED - seriously interested in named Chief/Senior/Master TORPEDOMAN USN uniforms from the 1950s-1960s-1970s, and named USN jumpers or CPO coats from WWII. http://www.usmilitariaforum.com/forums/index.php?/topic/321179-wanted-torpedoman-uniforms-named-1920s-1970s/

 

"All Torpedoes running Hot, Straight and Normal."

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