Field-Marshal H.R.H. The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, KG, KT, GBE, Colonel of the Welsh?
HELICOPTER LANDS WITH HIS ROYAL HIGHNESS.
PRESENTATION OF LEEKS TO 1ST BN WELSH GUARDS
MARCH PAST & SALUTE BY H.R.H.
BOXES OF LEEKS PLACED ON TABLE FOR PRESENTATION
GUARDSMAN PLACES LEEK IN CAP (THIS SHOULD TAKE PLACE NEAR ED OF PARADE)
H.R.H. MAKES PRESENTATION.
Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved
Background: Field-Marshal H.R.H. The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, KG, KT, GBE, Colonel of the Welsh Guards, will attend the 1st Battalion's St. David's Day Celebrations at Pirbright Camp, Brookwood, Surrey, on Tuesday, 1st March 1960.
The programme is as follows:-
11.27 am Arrival of His Royal Highness The Colonel at the Camp Cinema for Church Service
11.30 am Church Service starts.
12.20 am Parade and presentation of leeks by H.R.H. The Colonel after which the Regiment marches past and disperses
1 pm His Royal Highness visits the Messroom.
You are cordially invited to attend this parade. I will be happy to provide any further details you may require and would be obliged if you would let me know not later than Friday, 26th February, if you wish to be represented.