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Pocket compass used by Herbert Dunsmuir

20th Century

Pocket compass used by Herbert Dunsmuir of the Highland Light Infantry, who served throughout the First World War, mainly in Mesopotamia. His brother, Freddie, also in the HLI, served on the Western Front and in 1919 went to Russia with a Scottish force drafted to support the White Russians in the civil war.


Made by Lizar's of Glasgow.

Digital Number:
EAWW1152a, b, c
Private owner. Contact East Ayrshire Council for details

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