Belt, sword slings & pad
Red morocco leather waistbelt & sword slings decorated with parallel double horizontal lines of gold wire decoration. The belt features a gilt rectangular shaped buckle with a frosted silver Corps of Royal Engineers centre badge (Imperial Crown). Fitted to the belt (left side) by twin gilt metal hooks is a red morocco leather pad.
Full dress accoutrement of an officer of the Royal Engineers.
Brigadier Arthur Bertram Ogle, OBE, RE, born 1883. Joined RE in 1901, served in the Great War 1914-19. Colonel 1931 and Chief Engineer. Air Defence Formations TA 1932-35, Commander 27 AA Brigade TA 1935. Retired 1941. Major 9th Surrey Battalion Home Guard 1942. Father in law Brigadier Basil Chichester-Cooke, CBE (qv).