When first viewed the first word that may come to mind is "piper" since this man clearly wears the uniform of a
musician and is a member of a Highland regiment but under close examination he clearly has a drum insignia on his
wears which marks him as a drummer. He wears a fine and somewhat understated uniform and displays a four
clasped Queen's South Africa Medal and the double clasped Kings South Africa Medal for his service in the Boer

Cabinet Photograph
Mela Ram - Photographer
Peshawar, Cherat & Sialkot, Cantt., India
c 1902