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Shoulder Belt & Pouch - Officer's Full Dress, Victorian Garrison Artillery, 1892-1901 Object Reg. No: HT 21379 4

Summary:
Full dress shoulder belt and pouch, which was worn by Robert McKeeman Oakley, an officer in the Victorian Artillery Garrison, from 1892-1901, and in the Australian Garrison Artillery from 1901. There are no identifying maker's marks.

The shoulder belt was worn across the left shoulder, over the Officer's Full Dress Tunic.
Description:
The curved leather shoulder belt is covered with gold ribbon. The belt fastens with an ornate, floral, gilded clasp.
A black leather and fabric, two compartment pouch is attached to the belt. The fabric flap is embroidered with the British Coat of Arms above the banner 'Victoria', above a cannon, above the banner 'PRO DEO ET PATRIA' (For God and Country).
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Darrell Oakley, 2003
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 104 mm (Height), 1170 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: uniforms, military history, militaria australian, colonial military forces
Themes this item is part of: Victorian Artillery (AKA Royal Victorian Volunteer Artillery Regiment or Permanent Artillery Corps), Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Service
Tertiary Classification: uniforms
User: Major Robert Oakley - Victorian Artillery Garrison, Australia, 1892-1901

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