Shamrock is given to soldiers of the Irish Guard on St. Patrick's Day.
Title: "The Dear Little Shamrock. Distribution of Ireland's National Emblem to Officers & Men of Irish Guard on St. Patrick's Day".
M/S of a group of soldiers in busbies on a parade ground, a woman stands behind a table hands out trays of shamrock to the men. M/S of a high ranking officer in a tricorne hat pinning shamrock to the tunic of another officer. We then see both officers standing behind the table with the woman, one at a time a line of soldiers come up to collect their bits of shamrock.
C/U of the woman giving out shamrock, she is surrounded by serious looking soldiers in busbies. M/S of a soldier giving out shamrock to a line of soldiers in tam-o'-shanters, carrying bag pipes. M/S of a soldier pinning a piece of shamrock to the collar of an Irish wolf hound (the regiment mascot?).