WW2 British Army Indian Medical Service IMS Officer Great Coat Major R. Genuine period officers greatcoat was worn by Major Ronald Duncan MacRae who served in the Indian Medical Service during the Second World War. B (Bachelor of Medicine) was born in 11th April 1906 and commissioned as a Lieutenant in the RAMC (Royal Army Medical Corps) 9th February 1932 and transferred to the IMS (Indian medical service) 1st March 1932. Half-Yearly Army List For 31 Dec 1939.Graduation List of Officers of the British Army records R. D MacRae was promoted to the rank of Captain 1st April 1934 and the 1941 issue of the Army List records a further promotion to the ran of Major 1st September 1941. This promotion was also p. Ublished in the London Gazette 7th November 1941 Issue 35339 Page 6447. D MacRae was later promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel and released by the British Army in India in 1947 recorded in the National Archives Indian Army Records. The greatcoat is in overall good original condition and m ade from all natural fibres. Features: brass Indian Medical Service buttons and tailors label from Holt & Son, Military Tailors, 20 Sackville St Piccadilly W, named to Lieutenant Ronald Duncan MacRae and dated 10th February 1932. The unit RAMC has been blacked out and replaced by IMS. The approximate measurements of the greatcoat are.
Top of collar to bottom hem - 48.5 inches. Shoulder to cuff - 23 inches.
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