Rugby Union – Forces/Military


Royal Naval College 1903-1908. Black Velvet with metal gold trim, tassel, embossed emblem and numbers. No visible label. (ER)

RMLI Plymouth Division 1921-1922. Green Cap with red cloth tassel and red lettering/numbering. Mfr’s label Christy’s Exeter (ER)

Royal Naval Training Establishment (RNTE) Shotly (HMS Ganges). Black Velvet, silver tassel and trim, embroidered lettering. No manufacturers label. Hand Written J.Enell (ER)

Royal Naval College 2nd XV – 1934-35 – Black Velvet – Cloth trim and tassel                      Mfr: E.C.Devereux, Eton, Bucks. Owner unknown (ER)

RAF Cap 1951 belonging to Sir Peter Yarranton (30 September 1924 – 1 June 2003). He was chairman of the United Kingdom Sports Council from 1989 to 1994, and a notable figure in the world of rugby union, both as a player and as an administrator, for more than 40 years