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The National Service Years 1945-59

1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Italy

Visit of Chief of the Imperial General Staff


Muster Parade, 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Rossetti Barracks, Trieste, 3rd July 1948, awaiting the arrival of the Chief of the Imperial General Staff.
Accession Number: KO 0726/08, KO1534/03 and KO2663/30


1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Trieste, 3rd July 1948.
Field Marshal Montgomery is about to commence his inspection of the Guard of Honour, with Lieutenant G V F Farmer carrying the Regimental Colour in the background.  The Archway in rear is the entrance to Duino Castle, the General Officer Commanding in Chief's residence.
Accession Number: KO0726/09


Field Marshal Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, KG GCB DSO inspects a Guard of Honour during his inspection of the 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, at Rosetti Barracks, Trieste, Italy, 3rd July 1948.  He is accompanied by Major General T S Airey CB CBE and the Guard Commander Captain D J Martin.
Accession Number: KO0726/10


Field Marshal Viscount Montgomery of Alamein, KG GCB DSO inspects a Guard of Honour during his inspection of the 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, at Rosetti Barracks, Trieste, Italy, 3rd July 1948.  He is accompanied by Major General T S Airey CB CBE, General Officer Commanding in Chief, BETFOR, and the Guard Commander Captain D J Martin.
Accession Number: KO0726/11


1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Trieste, 3rd July 1948.
Field Marshal Montgomery is shaking hands with Lieutenant G V F Farmer during his inspection of the Battalion at Rosetti Barracks, Trieste.
Accession Number: KO0726/12


1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment, Trieste, 3rd July 1948.
Field Marshal Montgomery is talking to Warrant Officer Class 2 (Company Sergeant Major) G Fitzpatrick during his inspection of the Battalion.
Accession Number: KO0726/13

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