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When did the Trousers Parachutist stopped being issued ?

Article about: Ok .. A question on the British parachutist trousers. Obviously used during and slightly post WW2, .... But when were they officially last issued ? .. Or what has been the latest date seen i

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    Hi Geoff, here is a little snippet of info I had on file. Nothing on when the specs changed but still interesing I think?:

    War Vocabulary of Clothing and Necessaries August 1942

    Parachutists

    CG 0601-12 Anklets, Elastic, for parachutists pair 0 3s 1d

    CG 0615-17 Caps, knee, for parachutists pair 0 12s 6d

    CG 0655-59 Gloves, silk, for parachutists pair 0 10s 9d

    CG 0621-26 Jackets, for parachutists each 1 13s 6d

    CG 0635-44 Trousers, Parachutists pair 1 8s 0d

    Here endeth the second lesson.

    Cheers, Ade.

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    robbin' bastards !

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