Friday, 20 April 2012

Royal Gibraltar Regiment takes up guard duties at Buckingham Palace

LONDON Fifty children from St Anne's Middle School in Gibraltar were amongst the huge crowd that gathered last week to watch the ceremony as the Royal Gibraltar Regiment Band led the regiment's detachment out of Wellington Barracks, in through the huge gates of Buckingham Palace, and onto the centre of the Palace forecourt where they were met by the cheers of the Gibraltar schoolchildren. The RG's scarlet tunics were a perfect match for those of the waiting Guardsmen but their white Kitchener helmets were in sharp contrast to the black bearskins of the Old Guard. (Read the full story on MercoPress)

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