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The National Service Years 1945-59

1st Battalion, King's Own - Parades in Lancaster

See also: Presentation of the Freedom of Lancaster to the Regiment August 1953


1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment parading in Lancaster, circa 1950s.
Accession Number: KO2590/140


1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment parading in Lancaster, circa 1950s.
Accession Number: KO2590/144


1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment parading in Lancaster, circa 1950s.
Accession Number: KO2590/152


Ceremony of Beating the Retreat at Ryelands Park, Lancaster.  This grand spectacle was the climax of a series of events as a farewell to the 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, before their amalgamation with the Border Regiment.  The photograph shows the massed bands and corps of drums of the 1st and 5th (TA) Battalions, of the King's Own Royal Regiment.
Accession Number: KO1427/08


Ceremony of Beating the Retreat at Ryelands Park, Lancaster.  This grand spectacle was the climax of a series of events as a farewell to the 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, before their amalgamation with the Border Regiment.
Accession Number: KO1427/09


Ceremony of Beating the Retreat at Ryelands Park, Lancaster.  This grand spectacle was the climax of a series of events as a farewell to the 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, before their amalgamation with the Border Regiment.
Accession Number: KO1427/10


Ceremony of Beating the Retreat at Ryelands Park, Lancaster.  This grand spectacle was the climax of a series of events as a farewell to the 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, before their amalgamation with the Border Regiment.
Accession Number: KO1427/11


Brigadier Goldie, CBE, inspecting the 1st Battalion Contingent at Remembrance Sunday, 1950.
Accession Number: KO0788/041

Only a proportion of our collections are on display at anyone time.  Certain items are on loan for display in other institutions.  An appointment is required to consult any of our collections which are held in store.

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