Presentation of Colours to The Royal Irish Fusiliers.

Monday, 1 November, 1937

In March 1937 The Royal Irish Fusiliers was notified that it was to be reconstituted as a regiment to include two regular Battalions designated respectively as the 1st and the 2nd Battalion The Royal Irish Fusiliers (Princess Victoria's).

HRH Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, presented Stands of Colours to both Battalions at St James’s Palace, London on 1 November 1937.

He also remarked:

Today's presentation of Colours to both Battalions together symbolises the desire of the Regiment that the two Battalions, now reconstituted, shall be as nearly identical as possible, and so unite in the closest co-operation for the efficiency of the Regiment as a whole.

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