ATS issued 1157

This page deals with the uniforms that were issued to the women of the ATS who served with the Royal Artillery.

The Following is the List of Uniform items issued to an ATS Auxiliary

CLOTHING

      NECESSARIES    
             
Anti-gas cape 1     Anti-gas wallet 1  
Canvas shoes PT     1pr     Belts, corset 2  
Cap 1     Brassieres  2  
Greatcoat 1     Cap badge 1  
Jackets  Service Dress 2     Collars   8  
Skirts  Service Dress 2     Field dressing  1  
Shoes  3 less 1 if issued boots   Fork  1  
Skirt Divided PT 1     Housewife 1  
Knickers PT 1     Identity discs 1 set  
Vest PT ?     Kit Bag 1  
        Knickers 3 pr  
        Knitted gloves  1 pr  
        Linen bag  1 pr  
        Lanyard ATS 1  
 CLEANING AND TOILET ARTICLES   Panties 3 pr  
        Pyjamas 2 pr  
Button Brush 1     Sanitary belt  1  
Button Stick 1     Shirts 4  
Shoe Brush 1     Shoelaces 1 pr  
        Sling bag 1  
PERSONAL EQUIPMENT   Spoon 1  
Anti-gas ointment 2 Containers   Stockings 4 pr  
Coloured cotton waste 1 oz     Studs Collar 2  
Respirator 1 Gas Mask   Table knife 1  
Gas detectors, sleeve 2 pr     Ties 3  
Eye-shields (packet 6) 1     Titles 2 pr  
Drinking mug, enamel 1     Towels 2  
Steel Helmet  1     Vest    3  
        Woollen jersey 1  
Extra For ATS in Ack Ack Command        
             
Blouses B.D 1          
Trousers BD  1          
Gaiters, Brown 1 pr          
Overalls 1          
Wellington boots 1 pr          
Leather jerkins 1          
Gloves Gunner  1          
Teddy Bear Coat 1          
Lanyard RA 1          

Ten coupons a year are issued to every member for the purchase of handkerchiefs and maintenance of dressing-gown and slippers.

Off parade, auxiliaries may wear the field-service cap - orange, brown and leaf-green.  This is not an issue, but is purchased at the auxiliary’s own expense