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The Royal Northumberland Fusiliers - (***MODERATORS' CHOICE)

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(3) Trooping the old Colours with the Band turning down the line. Sadly the glass plate cracked hence the line.

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(5) Presentation of the new Battalion Colours, by His Grace the Duke of Northumberland, KG, ADC

Edited by Graham Stewart

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(6) The new Colours march back to the line in 'slow time' and to the the tune of 'God Save the King'.

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(7) Colonel of the Battalion, Lord Algernon Percy, by whose kind permission these photo's were taken.

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Holloways, beautiful card depicting the Drummers Colour. Sadly they still got the Drum Majors plume length wrong.

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Ruddock of Alnwick. A surprising card as no Battalion numerals are depicted and honours missing from the Kings Colour.

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Now Leigh quiz time - Full marks if you can tell me which NF Battalions these Kings Colours were presented to?

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Excellent - 2nd May 1919 the Colours are being presented to the 18th Bn,NF(foreground); 23rd Bn, NF; 25th Bn, NF and 14th Bn, H.L.I. all part of 116th Bde and the remaining units of 39th Divison.

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Now for something completely different - the stuff that gets chucked away;-

Rule Book 1st Northumberland Rifle Volunteer Corps 1859.

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2nd Prize Meeting - Northumberland & Newcastle Rifle Association 1864. Many of the Northumberland RVC's would have competed here.

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