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  • Short Summary

    Every member of the Irish Guards receives a sprig of shamrock for St. Patrick's Day. Turkey.

  • Description

    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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  • Data

    Film ID:
    440.16
    Media URN:
    25372
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/04/1923
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:20:30:00 / 01:21:32:00
    Canister:
    G 968

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