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Freedom of Lancaster to the King's Own Royal Regiment

The official scroll presenting the freedom of the City of Lancaster to the King's Own Royal Regiment, Lancaster was handed over to Brigadier J H Hardy, Colonel of the Regiment, by Mayor, Councillor N B Gorrill, on 29th August 1953.

Photographs of the Ceremony

                     

Accession Number KO0790/01

Photographs of the Ceremony, Lancaster, 29th August 1953

bulletThe Town Clerk Reading the Title Deed
bulletThe Mayor of Lancaster's Speech
bulletThe Colonel of the Regiment's Speech
bulletThe Mayor of Lancaster presents the Title Deed to the Colonel of the Regiment
bulletSoldiers on Parade in Dalton Square, Lancaster
bulletThe Colours of the King's Own Royal Regiment
bulletVeterans of the Regiment on Parade in Dalton Square, Lancaster
bulletThe Band and Drums of the 1st Battalion, King's Own Royal Regiment
bulletThe Parade in Dalton Square, passing Lancaster Town Hall
bulletThe Parade from Brock Street into Dalton Square, Lancaster

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