Presentation of Colours

On Saturday 19th September 1998, 3rd Battalion The Prince of Wales's Own Regiment of Yorkshire was presented with new Colours, on behalf of Her Majesty The Queen, by Field Marshal The Lord Inge GCB DL at Imphal Barracks, York.

 

The consecration of the Colours:

 

Please allow time for the following pictures to load. The Presentation of Colours does not happen very often, so a little patience, and, perhaps, contemplation, would be appropriate.

These a just a selection of the available pictorial record of the day. Some will be replaced before long to allow more to be seen.

 

   
    September 19th was one of the finest days of 1998, as is shown by the crispness of the shadows. A very fitting day for this most auspicious occasion.
 

 A proud moment for all concerned: those taking part and those in attendance
 
   The Colours are
marched past

The Standards of the Leeds Rifles Comrades, The Leeds Rifles Retired Sergeants and the Yorkshire Volunteers Regimental Association marching past, 19th September 1998

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