BRITISH AIRBORNE PARA GROUPING ATTRIBUTED TO WW2 VET
Nice selection of items to WW2 vet John Greenaway.
I have his potted history, joined up at the outbreak of war and landed at Gold Beach on D Day with the 44th Tank Rgt.
In 1945 he enlisted in the Territorial Parachute Rgt. Served Egypt 1952, Cyprus 1955 and Libya1969.
I assume the Tropical issue Denison smock in what is known as the " Suez Camo " is from that time.
Absolute cracker with coloured flash to both sleeves as well as Jump wings and WO crown to the left sleeve.
Original label with Size 2 and makers details. Newey press studs.Wool cuffs in a light tan .Full length brass zip, puller absent but zip works fine.
Group also includes , Copy photo of him with his Denison on.
Airborne Red beret,
Additional insignia comprising,Tropical sgts. arm brassard ( he attained the rank of WO2 ), sgt's stripes from ceremonial tunic, 3 different sleeve badges, WO crowns x 3.
Beret is a size 57/58 approx.
Tunic is in great condition and still with it's monkey tail. Great attributed grouping who continued a long military career which started in WW2.