Princess Elizabeth celebrates her 16th birthday by inspecting the Grenadier Guards at Windsor.
Titles read: "PRINCESS ELIZABETH'S BIRTHDAY".
At Windsor Castle Quadrangle we see Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) celebrating her 16th birthday by inspecting the Grenadier Guards at a special parade. She is now their new Colonel. She is followed about the parade ground by King George VI, Queen Elizabeth (Queen Mother) and Princess Margaret. Princess Elizabeth wears a suit with the gold badge of the Grenadiers on her hat.
Large military parade marches by the royals as Princess Elizabeth takes the salute. The Royal Family pose with the guards for the cameras, as if for a group photograph. Commentator mentions that "this may be regarded as a record of the first official occasion in the life of England's future Queen".