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

Amalgamation of the 1st and 2nd Battalions, St. George's Day, 1949

Programme for the Ceremonial Parade to commemorate the amalgamation of the 1st and 2nd Battalions to form the 1st Battalion, The King's Own Royal Regiment, Trieste, April 1949.
Accession Number: KO0752/01 and KO1019/13

1st Battalion, Colour Party, Colour Sergeant R Higham MM, Lieutenant J M Hardy, Company Sergeant Major G A Fitzpatrick.
Accession Number: KO0752/01-01 and KO1019/13-01

2nd Battalion, Colour Party, Company Sergeant Major L H Coblenz, Lieutenant Taylor and Colour Sergeant T Cook.
Accession Number: KO0752/01-02, KO1019/13-02 and KO2393/01-07

The Regimental Colours of the 1st and 2nd Battalions on Parade.
Accession Number: KO0752/01-03, KO1019/13-03 and KO2393/01-10

Officers taking post.
Accession Number: KO2393/01-08

The Colours join the Battalion in the Line.
Accession Number: KO2393/01-11

The General Salute.
Accession Number: KO2393/01-12

The Parade prior to inspection, with both Colour parties.
Accession Number: KO0752/01-04, KO0788/32, KO1019/13-04 and KO2393/01-14

Brigadier J H Hardy CBE, MC, Colonel of the Regiment, accompanied by the Commanding Officer, Lieutenant Colonel W M W Cooper, passes the Colours of the 1st and 2nd Battalions, King's Own Royal Regiment on St. George's Day, 1949 at Trieste.
Accession Number: KO0752/01-05, KO0788/031, KO1019/13-05 and KO2393/01-13

The Colours of the 1st and 2nd Battalions, King's Own Royal Regiment.
Accession Number: KO2393/01-15

The Colours.
Accession Number: KO2393/01-16

The Escort for the Colours, commanded by Captain D J Martin.
Accession Number: KO0752/01-06 and KO1019/13-06

Handing over to the Colour Sergeants.
Accession Number: KO2393/01-17

The Colours Lodged.
Accession Number: KO2393/01-18

Receiving the Colours.
Accession Number: KO2393/01-19

Receiving the Colours.
Accession Number: KO2393/01-20

Receiving the Colours
Accession Number: KO2393/01-21

Colour Party.
Accession Number: KO2393/01-09

Accession Number: KO2393/01-22

Escort to the Colours Move Off for trooping
Accession Number: KO2393/01-23

Trooping the Colours.
Accession Number: KO2393/01-24

Trooping the Colours.
Accession Number: KO2393/01-25

Trooping the Colours.
Accession Number: KO2393/01-26

Trooping the Colours.
Accession Number: KO2393/01-27

March past in Slow time.
Accession Number: KO2393/01-28

The Escort to the Colour.
Accession Number: KO0752/01-07, KO1019/13-07, KO2393/03 and KO2393/01-34

The Colonel of the Regiment taking the salute.
Accession Number: KO2393/01-31

The March Past. Lieutenant Colonel W M W Cooper, Major M Corder OBE
Accession Number: KO0752/01-08, KO1019/13-08 and KO2393/01-30

The March Past, The Escort, Major T Leahy; Captain D J Martin; Company Sergeant Major Joe Heath.
Accession Number: KO0752/01-09, KO1019/13-09 and KO2393/01-29

The March Past, No. 2 Guard, Captain R L J Pott MC; 2nd Lieutenant K G Cain; Company Sergeant Major A R Cronshaw.
Accession Number: KO0752/01-10 and KO1019/13-10

The March Past, No. 3 Guard, Major D G Clayton; Lieutenant J D Thorn; Company Sergeant Major P J King.
Accession Number: KO0752/01-11 and KO1019/13-11

The March Past, No. 4 Guard, Major R H Taite; 2nd Lieutenant H E Payne; CSM J Brickell.
Accession Number: KO0752/01-12 and KO1019/13-12

Accession Number: KO2393/01-32

The Band and Drums
Accession Number: KO0752/01-13 and KO1019/13-13

The Colonel of the Regiment, Brigadier J H Hardy, CBE MC and Major General T S Airey, CB CBE, General Officer Commanding in Chief, Trieste.
Accession Number: KO0752/01-14 and KO1019/13-14

Accession Number: KO2393/01-33

The Officers, 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Trieste, 1949
Accession Number: KO0752/01-15 and KO1019/13-15

‘S’ (Champion) Company, 1st Battalion, King’s Own Royal Regiment, Commanded by Major R H C Bryers, which provided the Escort to the Colours.
Accession Number: KO0752/01-16 and KO1019/13-16

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