• Short Summary

    Troops of the Irish Guards receive their shamrock. A tradition on St Patrick's Day.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Aldershot. On St. Patrick's Day. in the morning - every officer and man of the Irish Guards receives his spring of Ireland's emblem - 'that comes from the hills and the vales and the mirelands'."

    Aldershot, Hampshire.

    Soldiers of the Irish Guards regiment are presented with shamrocks by a woman, presumably the Princess Royal, Princess Mary. The shamrock is handed out to the troops standing in their bearskins / hats.

    LS of troops giving three cheers for the Princess Royal. Shots of the troops marching past lead by a pipe and drum band.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    701.02
    Media URN:
    6065
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/03/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:12:00 / 01:02:47:00
    Canister:
    33/23

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