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Tercentenary

1685  -  1985

The Tercentenary of The Queen's Own Hussars

On 14th May 1985,  The Regiment paraded for the celebration of the three hundredth anniversary and the presentation of a new Guidon by The Colonel-In-Chief,  Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother.

 

The Officers about to join the Parade

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The arrival of The Colonel-In-Chief

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The Royal Salute

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The Colonel-In-Chief reviews  The Regiment 

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the  Drum  Horse  and  the  Old  Guidon

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The Old Guidon Is "Trooped" past the Regiment prior to marching off parade for the last time

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The consecration service of the New Guidon

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The New Guidon is presented by The Colonel-In-Chief

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The Regiment Parades the new Guidon for The Colonel-in-Chief

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The Regiment marches off Parade

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The Regimental Association (OCA) form up

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and march proudly off Parade

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The Commanding Officer reflects on a job well done

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On 17th May 1985,  the Regiment paraded for the laying up of The old Guidon within Birmingham Cathedral and the presentation of a  Deed  Of  Privilege  by  The  Lord  Mayor of Birmingham,   Councillor Frank Carter,   granting  The Queen's Own Hussars the Freedom of The City.

The laying up service for The Old Guidon in Birmingham Cathedral

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The Regiment on route to Parade at Victoria Square

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The Regiment is inspected by The Lord Mayor

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Vedettes of 3H & 7H  lead The Regiment on the March through the City

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Drums beating,  Band playing, Guidon flying and Bayonets fixed

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Scorpions bring up the rear

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