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1st Bn Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment
(Berkshire and Wiltshire)
Ferozeshah Parade 1980

 

 

 

 PARADE SATATE 1980

Lt Col G.COXON M.B.E. Commanding Officer
Major N. R. WEST Second in Command
Captain N. J.WALKER Adjutant

 

 Officers Colour Party

Lt J. C. WORT

2nd Lt C. G. HIGGS

Cpl COX

Cpl CHRISTIAN

Cpl DECARTERET

 

Senior Non Commissioned Officers

WO 2 LONG

Colour Sgt MORTIMER

Colour Sgt GODWIN

Sgt WATERS

Sgt CHAPMAN

 

No 1 Coy

No 2 Coy

Major A. C. KENWAY

Captain S. E. BOWKETT

Lt T J. CARR

WO 2 (CSM) MINTY

Colour Sgt (CQMS) PAZ

Major M. CORNWALL

Captian A. F. R. STEEVENSON

Lt J. M.C. RYLANDS

WO 2 (CSM) MORGAN

Colour Sgt BALEIMATUKU

No 3 Coy

No 4 Coy

Major C. J. PARSLOW

Captain J. L. SILVESTER

Lt G. P. BARLOW

WO 2 (CSM) SHERMAN

Colour Sgt (CQMS) FEDRICK

WO 1 (RSM) S J VENUS

WO 2 (CSM) LUCKWELL

Colour Sgt (CQMS) MEHRLICH

 

 

Regimental Band and Corps of Drums

WO 1 (Bandmaster) R. C. NOTHER

Sgt (Drum Major) HARRILL

 

ORDER OF PARADE 1980
ORDER MUSIC

Inspecting officer Brigadier JR RODEN CBE Colonel, DERR arrives   

 

“Cavalry Brigade”

Inspecting officer inspects the front ranks Escorted by the CO       

Steadfast and True"

"V.P."

  “Ein Prosit”

 

March Past

"Under the double Eagle"

"Farmersboy"

CO Delivers the charge to the Sgts

“Warrant Officers and Sergeants of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Royal Regiment, I am about to hand over to your custody for a period, the colours of the 1st Battalion. This honour is bestowed on you in commemoration of the gallant services rendered by your predecessors at the battle of FEROZESHAH, the anniversary of which we celebrate today. Safeguard and these colours as your officers have ever done and let the fact that our colours are entrusted to your keeping be not only a reminder of past services but also a visible expression of the confidence and trust which today your officers justly place in you.

Hand over the Colours”

Handover Ceremony

“British Grenadiers”

No 1 Coy takes post as No 4 Coy

“Rule Britannia”

Queens colour takes post

“The Wiltshire”

Troop the Regimental Colour

“Auld Robin Grey”

Queens colour rejoins Escort Coy

“The Wiltshire”

March Past

"San Lorenzo"

"Farmersboy"

Commanding Officer asks permission to march off

"The Dashing White Sgt"

 

Midnight hand back of Colours to Officers 1980

R.S.M. VENUS prepares to hand back the Colours to the Officers RSM VENUS salutes the Colours prior to receiving them from the Drum Major prior to the handover

 

VIEWS OF THE FEROZESHAH PARADE OSNABRUCK 1978

 

The Inspecting Officer, Major General BOSWELL, takes the Salute on arrival

Inspecting Officer salutes the Colours Battalion on Parade

Hand over of the Colours C.O. requests permission to march off
 

 

FEROZESHAH PARADE 1981

 

Major General FARNDALE inspects the parade 1981

 

March Past 1981 (L to R) Capt SILVESTER (Adj), Lt Col COXON (C.O.), Cpl ANNEAR, Sgt ROSE,Cpl IRVING (Assault Pioneers)
 
 
                             
 
                        
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