Printer Friendly

Passing out parade!

TWO Irish Guards passed out during a St Patrick's Day parade for the Duchess of Cambridge.

The shattered squaddies were wearing full dress uniform complete with scarlet tunic and famous bearskin hat when they keeled over.

It was shortly before Kate Middleton, 30, arrived at the base in Mons Barracks in Aldershot, Hampshire, yesterday. The soldiers, from 1st Battalion Irish Guards, were taken for medical treatment as the Duchess presented shamrocks to 40 officers and warrant officers at the parade.

It was her first solo military engagement and will be the start of a longstanding relationship with the Irish Guards.

CAPTION(S):

ROYAL APPROVAL: The Duchess of Cambridge meets troops at Aldershot Barracks
COPYRIGHT 2012 Birmingham Post & Mail Ltd
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2012 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Title Annotation:Sport
Publication:Sunday Mercury (Birmingham, England)
Date:Mar 18, 2012
Words:113
Previous Article:Mercury stars are out of this world! Your favourite columnist picks up prestigious award.
Next Article:Christina forgot Dad had died and had to grieve again. Ten seconds later she'd ask where Dad was; How music is helping mum who lost 20 years of her...

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2019 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters