Russian Calico Drawers

Russian Calico Drawers

Included in Collections: Militaria

Object Description

Full-length calico underpants with drawstring waist and ankles, issued to Private Samuel Skinner of the 4/5th Seaforth Highlanders by the Russian Army when he was liberated from a prisoner of war camp in 1945. This was the only garment issued to him. Private Skinner was from Inver and was one of the first local released POWs to get home.

Cat No. 1169
Collections Militaria
Date added September 20th, 2021
Added by Tain & District Museum

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