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

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.
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)
Dimension Comment: Dimensions of Belt with Pouch.

More information

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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