Queen Alexandra's Shamrock 1925

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    Item title reads - Queen Alexandra's Shamrock distributed to Officers and men of the Irish Guards. Chelsea, London.

    M/S of a man handing trays of shamrock to members of the Irish Guards who are wearing bearskin hats. M/S as they are handed to other members of the regiment. M/S of two men picking some out of a tray, M/S as the Guards fasten the shamrock to their uniform.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    19/03/1925
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    24973
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    382.03
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:49:00 / 01:09:30:00
    Canister:
    G 1173
    Sort Number:
    G 1173
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