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TITLE
B Company of the 51st Highland Volunteers
EXTERNAL ID
CAITHHORZ_THUFM_PH214
PLACENAME
Wick
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
CAITHNESS: Wick
DATE OF IMAGE
September 1970
PERIOD
1970s
SOURCE
Caithness Horizons
ASSET ID
4455
KEYWORDS
regiments
soldiers
reservists
royal visits
royalty
B Company of the 51st Highland Volunteers

This photograph shows B Company of the 51st Highland Volunteers acting as a guard of honour to H.R.H. Princess Alexandra, when she visited Wick in September 1970. They are wearing glens, jackets and kilts and white belts and white with red check and white cover boots and carry riles.

The 51st Highland Volunteers was formed in 1967 as a regiment in the Territorial Army. The name commemorates the famous 51st Highland Division which fought in World Wars I & II.

Princess Alexandra of Kent is the daughter of Prince George, Duke of Kent and Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark. She was born on 25 December 1936.


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B Company of the 51st Highland Volunteers

CAITHNESS: Wick

1970s

regiments; soldiers; reservists; royal visits; royalty

Caithness Horizons

Caithness Horizons

This photograph shows B Company of the 51st Highland Volunteers acting as a guard of honour to H.R.H. Princess Alexandra, when she visited Wick in September 1970. They are wearing glens, jackets and kilts and white belts and white with red check and white cover boots and carry riles.<br /> <br /> The 51st Highland Volunteers was formed in 1967 as a regiment in the Territorial Army. The name commemorates the famous 51st Highland Division which fought in World Wars I & II.<br /> <br /> Princess Alexandra of Kent is the daughter of Prince George, Duke of Kent and Princess Marina of Greece and Denmark. She was born on 25 December 1936. <br /> <br /> <br /> This image may be available to purchase.<br /> For further information about purchasing and prices please email<br /> <a href="mailto: joannehowdle@caithnesshorizons.co.uk">Caithness Horizons</a>