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Women's Army Corps (WAC) and Army Nurse Corps (ANC) Uniforms

Quartermaster Supply Catalog (Catalogue) dated 1st April 1944
 
Types of Jacket and Cape
 
The following jackets and capes were available to members of the Womens Army Corps (WAC) and the Army Nurse Corps (ANC)
JACKET, WOOL, od, WOMEN, WAC, OFFICER’S
A barathea jacket for winter wear made in regulation style with four buttons, notched collar, two simulated breast pockets with buttoned flaps and two slit pockets on lower front of jacket.

JACKET, WAC, SUMMER, OFFICER’S TROPICAL WORSTED, KHAKI

An all-wool tropical worsted jacket, made in regulation style with four button closing. It has a notched collar, two simulated breast pockets with buttoned flaps and two slit pockets on lower front.

JACKET, WAC, MEMBER, SUMMER
A cotton twill jacket made in regulation style with four buttons, notched collar, two simulated breast pockets with buttoned flaps and two slit pockets on lower front of jacket.

JACKET, WAC, MEMBER, WINTER
A wool covert jacket for winter wear in the same style as the jacket, WAC, member, summer.


JACKET, WOOL, od, WOMEN, NURSE’S
A barathea jacket to be worn with skirt, wool, od, dark, as the winter street uniform.  Two simulated breast pockets having flaps
only and two lower slit pockets.

JACKET, FIELD, od
A short, combat jacket of windproof, water repellent cotton poplin with flannel lining and with button and zipper closure. This jacket is issued to nurses only.

COAT, WOOL, COVERT, BLUE, NURSE’S

A wool covert jacket to be worn with skirt, wool, covert, blue, nurse’s. There are two lower bellows pockets having button flaps and
belt all round with button closure. It is trimmed with maroon braid on the shoulder straps and sleeves.

JACKET, COTTON, SEERSUCKER, NURSE’S

A seersucker jacket to be worn over the cotton seersucker uniform. It is for street wear off duty and has two pockets and one-button front closure.

CAPE, WOOL, COVERT, BLUE, NURSE’S

A dark blue, wool covert cape with a maroon wool lining. It has a high neck collar with button closure.


CAPE, od, NURSE’S

A wool barathea cape of double fabric to give warmth and drape. It has a newly designed collar with buttoned tab closure.