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    Armed auxiliaries attend the wedding of their chief fully armed.

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    Dublin, Ireland.

    Intertitle: "TAKING NO CHANCES. Auxiliaries attend wedding of their Chief fully armed!"

    M/S of auxiliaries entering the church - they all wear trench coats, tam-o'-shanters and carry rifles. M/S of the auxiliaries forming a guard of honour for the bride and groom. Handfuls of rice are thrown at the happy couple, the groom is wearing a military officer's uniform. M/S of the auxiliaries leaving the church in army vehicles, some wave at the camera.

    Note: the title is may be misleading - the auxiliaries look like 'black and tans' and the groom appears to be wearing a British Army uniform. AH 2000.

    Note: there is only a flash frame of intertitle. AH 2000.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:58:00 / 01:18:38:00
    G 726

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  1. Unknown user says

    The bridegroom is Captain William Lorraine King. At the time of the wedding (October 1920), he commanded F Company, Auxiliary Division Royal Irish Constabulary.

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  2. Unknown user says

    The title is definitely misleading, the auxiliaries were former British soliders. The date of the wedding was 29th November 1920 and took place in Monkstown Parish church, Dublin.

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  3. Unknown user says

    this is the marriage of Captain William Lorraine King, of F Company, Auxiliary Division RIC at Monkstown Church.

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