Coat, Service, Officer, United States Army Air Service

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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

Physical Description:
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.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Army & Navy Co-Operative Co.

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Uniforms: Military

Materials
Wool, brass, silk
Dimensions
Clothing: 73.7 x 59.7 x 10.8cm (29 x 23 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.)

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

Physical Description:
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.

Country of Origin
United States of America

Manufacturer
Army & Navy Co-Operative Co.

Type
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Uniforms: Military

Materials
Wool, brass, silk
Dimensions
Clothing: 73.7 x 59.7 x 10.8cm (29 x 23 1/2 x 4 1/4 in.)

ID: A19772821000