Shoulder Belt - Officer's Full Dress, Victorian Artillery Garrison, 1892-1901 Object Reg. No: HT 21379 5

Full dress shoulder belt, 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 diagonally across the body. It would have attached to either the full dress shoulder belt with pouch, or the officer's sword belt. It would have been worn over the Officer's Full Dress Tunic.
This leather shoulder belt is covered with gold ribbon. It has two oval, gilded buckles depicting a lion standing on a crown-the badge of staff officers-at either end of the belt.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mr Darrell Oakley, 2003
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 50 mm (Width), 782 mm (Length)

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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