Overall: 3 x 19 x 29 in. ( 7.6 x 48.3 x 73.7 cm )
stenciled: inside back, center: "HMH" stenciled: inside back, bottom center: "HOLLOWAY H. M."
Navy blue wool serge Naval jumper; V-neck with sailor's collar, horizontal slit pocket at the left breast, yeoman's insignia on the left shoulder, with eagle above crossed quills, 3 red chevron stripes; three 1/4" white lacing stripes around collar and cuffs; open sleeves with false cuffs, 2 buttons at the wrists, buttons cast with anchors on the face; front and back both in 2 horizontal panels; drawstring around bottom hem.
This jumper is part of a uniform worn by H. Maxson Holloway when he served as a Yeoman 2nd Class in the U.S. Navy during World War II. The Society owns several of his wartime uniforms; as a collection, they represent a wide range of different styles of Naval uniforms across the span of the war.
Gift of H. Maxson Holloway
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