Photograph of a North Ronaldsay man in uniform

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Editor's Comment: This soldier appears to be wearing MacKenzie tartan, which narrows down his regiment to the Highland Light Infantry or Seaforth Highlanders. The blur of the badge on his Glengarry seems closer in outline to that of the HLI, while the leather belt (1914 pattern), a wartime emergency issue, suggests he is a member of one of the new (war-raised) battalions. However, the Highland Light Infantry was a trewed, not a kilted, regiment -...