Photograph of Thomas N. F. Hourston and friends passing out from the OCTU.

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
The OCTU was the Officer Cadet Training Unit. Editor's Comment: Group of six officers in the uniform of the Highland Regiments. Note that three wear kilt aprons, and one a wrap around kilt cover for camouflage. 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...