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The National Service Years 1945-59

Hong Kong 1954-1956

St. George's Society


The fanfare to herald dinner is sounded in the corridors of the Peninsula Hotel, Hong Kong.  Drum Major Lawton, 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, 1956.
Accession Number: KO0883/063


His Excellency the Governor of Hong and the President of the St. George's Society, Hong Kong, lead the official procession into the Ball Room, Peninsula Hotel.  Regimental Sergeant Major Larmour; Sergeant Poole; Sergeant Forbes; Company Sergeant Major Hayles; Sergeant Valentine; Colour Sergeant Morris.
Accession Number: KO0883/107


St. George's Society Annual Dinner, Hong Kong, 1955.
The Beefeaters: Rear row, left to right: Company Sergeant Major Charnley; Regimental Sergeant Major Larmour; Company Sergeant Major Higham; Colour Sergeant Morris.
Front row, left to right: Sergeant Forbes; Sergeant Poole; Honourable M Turner (President); Sergeant Valentine; Company Sergeant Major Hayles.
Accession Number: KO2490/458


The Master Cook presents the Boar's Head to the President (Sergeant Fraser, Army Catering Corps, attached to the 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment), Company Sergeant Major Higham, His Excellency The Governor and Lady Maureen Grantham.
Accession Number: KO1017/170


The 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, provide sentries and trumpeters at the Cenotaph, Hong Kong, for the Society of St. George Ceremony, on St. George's Day, 1956.
Accession Number: KO0883/111

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