Photograph of Thomas Hourston

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
Thomas Hourston came from Orkney. Editor's Comment: Photograph of Thomas Hourston in Service Dress. Note that tartan breeches are worn rather than the kilt. The jacket survives and is submitted seperately. Captain Thomas Nicol Folster Hourston, 10th Bn. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders (9th (Scottish) and later 32nd Division) served as Adjutant of his battalion from 16th February 1918. He began his war as a Private, service no. 2796 in the London Regiment, and was comissioned...