Kilt-Scottish soldiers wore kilts in battles. Kilt aprons were used to replace the sporran, which held items, and protected the kilt when in the line. These soldiers would carry gas in small bags over the kilt, like a sporran.
Lieutenant Thomas Arthur Letters of the Gordon Highlanders with the officers ceremonial claymore sword. He died aged twenty-one, on a battlefield on the Western Front, on March He is commemorated at Le Touret.
Soldiers of the Queen -Taken in November 1899 just prior to his departure to South Africa, the cabinet photograph at right depicts a young Lt. John Raymond Evelyn Stansfeld of the Highlanders with a female relation