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TITLE
Edward, Prince of Wales with a procession of Legionaries
EXTERNAL ID
GB232_D375_P018
PLACENAME
Inverness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona
DATE OF IMAGE
26 June 1931
PERIOD
1930s
SOURCE
Highland Archive Centre
ASSET ID
8109
KEYWORDS
royal visits
Edward VIII
British Legion
pipe bands
Edward, Prince of Wales with a procession of Legionaries

Edward, Prince of Wales visited Inverness on 26 June 1931. He had been invited by Provost Alexander MacEwen to address the annual conference of the British Legion (Scotland) and to accept the award of the Freedom of Inverness. His other engagements included a visit to a workshop employing disabled ex-servicemen and the official opening of two new departments at the Royal Northern Infirmary.

Here the Prince is pictured with a procession of British Legion members along Ness Bank to the War Memorial at Cavell Gardens. At the head of the procession is the British Legion Pipe Band


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Edward, Prince of Wales with a procession of Legionaries

INVERNESS: Inverness and Bona

1930s

royal visits; Edward VIII; British Legion; pipe bands

Highland Archive Centre

MacEwen Photographic Archive

Edward, Prince of Wales visited Inverness on 26 June 1931. He had been invited by Provost Alexander MacEwen to address the annual conference of the British Legion (Scotland) and to accept the award of the Freedom of Inverness. His other engagements included a visit to a workshop employing disabled ex-servicemen and the official opening of two new departments at the Royal Northern Infirmary.<br /> <br /> Here the Prince is pictured with a procession of British Legion members along Ness Bank to the War Memorial at Cavell Gardens. At the head of the procession is the British Legion Pipe Band <br /> <br /> <br /> For further information about this item and the collection to which it belongs, please <a href="mailto: archives@highlifehighland.com">email</a> the Highland Archive Service