Historylinks Year: 1881
Blancoed belt in three sections joined by white metal links. The central (back) section has two metal rings projecting from the top. The two ends are adjustable - they loop over into buckles and have ten adjustment holes. The left hand side is on the sixth hole, the right hand side is on the third hole. The belt is joined by a circular white metal belt plate with the Sutherland crest of a cat and the motto SANS PEUR. The inside of the belt is stamped COY 1ST SUTH HRV 418 BONAR-BRIDGE, with the name William A Bethune added.
This forms part of the uniform of a Colour Sergeant Instructor of 1st Sutherland Highland Rifle Volunteers between 1881 and 1908. It belonged to William Bethune of Bonar Bridge.
Picture added on 17 June 2012 at 11:25