This is a standard issue M1912/1917 United States Army Air Service uniform coat. It was worn by the donor, 2nd Lt. Leroy Boutwell, during World War I and the immediate post war period. Boutwell served with the 97th Division.
Donated by Leroy A. Boutwell
Country of Origin: United States of America
Clothing: 71.1cm (28 in.)
Other (Sleeve): 55.9cm (22 in.)
Other (Shoulder): 40.6cm (16 in.)
Wool, brass, silk
United States Army Air Service (USAAS) Type M1912/1917 officer's uniform coat; single breasted drab wool with five brass buttons down front; two upper patch pockets and two lower patch pockets with brass buttoned flap; stiff or "choker" collar; single gold officer's lace on each cuff; epaulets; two overseas service chevrons on left cuff; 3rd Army Aviation insignia on left shoulder.
Wool, 2nd lt. with Victory Medal ribbon, no wing badge. olive drab color; divisional patch on left shoulder, wing insignia on collar; ca. 1920.