Sam Browne Equipment of Thomas N. F. Hourston

University Of Oxford First World War Poetry Digital Archive
Editor's Comment: Officers' Sam Browne belt, with cross strap, revolver holster (ordinary size to accept the Webley Mk. VI revolver), and ammunition pouch. 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 5th August 1916. Originally from Orkney. His Military...