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    Item title reads - "It comes from the hills, the vales and the mireland". Every officer and man of the Irish Guards in far off Constantinople received his sprig of Shamrock on St. Patrick's Day. (Istanbul), Turkey.

    L/S of the regiment lined up, the men and officers salute. The officers come up and salute again before taking a tray of shamrock. They walk along the lines and every man takes a sprig. M/S as pipers and drummers walk along in front of the regiment. The commanding officer salutes as they march past. M/S as they all take their hats off and give three cheers.

    Note: this is a duplicate copy of a story found on *PM0302* - check for best quality - EB 2001.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/04/1923
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    25372
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    440.16
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:30:00 / 01:21:32:00
    Canister:
    G 968
    Sort Number:
    G 0968
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    Categories
    War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    istanbul St Patrick\'s Day
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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