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    The 1st Battalion the Buffs, Her Majesty's 3rd Foot, commanded by Lieutenant Colonel E.L.C. Edlmann,?

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    The 1st Battalion the Buffs, Her Majesty's 3rd Foot, commanded by Lieutenant Colonel E.L.C. Edlmann, M.C., will troop their Colours as a farewell parade on the Crescent, Steamer Point, tomorrow 15th January at 3.30 in the afternoon.

    His Excellency the Governor, Sir William Luce, K.G.M.G., K.B.E., will inspect the troops and take the salute at the March Past.

    It is the first time that these Colours have been trooped. They were presented to the Battalion on 9th May, 1955, at Canterbury by His Majesty King Frederik IX of Denmark, KG, Colonel-in-Chief of the Regiment.

    Of the Regiment's forty-five Battle Honours, the twenty-five granted before 1914 are carried on the Regimental Colour, and the twenty granted in the two World Wars are carried on the Queen's Colour. The ten granted for World War II, namely North-West Europe 1940, Alem Hamza, Alamein, Robaa Valley, sicily 1943, Trigno, Anzio, Agenta Gap, Leros and Shweli, were only emblazoned on the Colour just before the Battalion sailed for Aden.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB45HR7XJX6D8KXEIJCEPK55XW
    Media URN:
    VLVAB45HR7XJX6D8KXEIJCEPK55XW
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/01/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:58:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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