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August 20, 2015

WAVES Uniform

Filed under: Item of the Day — Jason Onerheim @ 12:01 am

A United States Navy Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (W.A.V.E.S.) dress blue uniform consists of a jacket and six-gore skirt of very dark blue wool gabardine. Worn by Pharmacist’s Mate Marjorie Everson (Mrs. Kenneth Lukeart) who served as a Pharmacist’s Mate, 2nd Class at the United States Naval Hospital in Saint Albans, New York, during World War II.

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