14 MAY 1981 LADY DIANA SPENCER ATTENDS THE PRESENTATION BY THE QUEEN OF NEW COLOURS TO THE 1st BATTALION OF WELSH GUARDS AT WINDSOR CASTLE

14 MAY 1981 LADY DIANA SPENCER ATTENDS THE PRESENTATION BY THE QUEEN OF NEW COLOURS TO THE 1st BATTALION OF WELSH GUARDS AT WINDSOR CASTLE

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Lady Diana Spencer studies her programme as the fifth pair of colours were presented by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II to the 1st Battalion on 14th May, 1981, at Windsor Castle. These colours were laid up in the Chapel of the Guards Depot, Pirbright on 25th October, 1990.
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Prince Charles At Windsor In His Uniform As Colonel-in-chief Of The Welsh Guards.  He Was With The Queen As She Presented New Colours To The Regiment. The Prince Was Watched From The Battlements Of Windsor Castle By His Fiancee Lady Diana Spencer who was with Prince Philip and the President of Ghana.  She and the Royal Family had attended a lunch at Windsor Castle for the President of Ghana.

imageimageimageA garden party was held afterwards at the Combermere Barracks in Windsor. Diana is wearing a white silk dress with tiny “L” shaped motifs in grey and maroon.  The dress is trimmed and edged in golden yellow silk.  It had long full sleeves with buttoned yellow silk cuffs.  It had a panelled yoke and a row of yellow buttons from the neck to the waist, and a yellow bow at the neckline.  Her primrose coloured John Boyd hat had an up-turned brim with a large bow at the back with netting. She wore white leather shoes and gloves.
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