• Short Summary

    St. Patrick's Day shamrock was given to the Irish Guards by their Colonel, Field-Marshal Lord?

  • Description

    St. Patrick's Day shamrock was given to the Irish Guards by their Colonel, Field-Marshal Lord Alexander.

    Seven-hundred-and-fifty men of the reginant were on parade at Victoria Harracks, Windsor. And among the officer was the Field-Marshal's younger son, Brian Alexander, who's a second-Lieutenant in the First Battalion.

    This St. Patrick's Day tradition has never been broken since it started in 1905. After the distribution -- made on behalf or the Princes Royal, the Colonel-in-Chief -- the march-past

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA8ITQHZJXJCHPZIORBEV6VZVJE
    Media URN:
    VLVA8ITQHZJXJCHPZIORBEV6VZVJE
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    17/03/1960
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:14:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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