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THE CEREMONY OF THE KEYS

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carried out by the 1st Btn. H.M. IRISH GUARDS
(by kind permission of Colonel the Hon.
H. R. L. G. ALEXANDER , D.S.O.)
Preceded by A descriptive talk by H. V. MORTON
Relayed from
THE TOWER OF LONDON
THE ceremony opens with the Chief
Warder meeting his escort at the Bloody Tower. He and his escort then proceed to the Visitors' Entrance Gate on Tower Hill, lock it and return through the Middle and Byward Towers, locking each in turn. They then continue past the Bloody Tower to the Main Guard. They are challenged en route by sentries, and at the Main Guard the guard and escort present arms. ' God Save the King ' is then heard, followed by the Last Post.

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THE CEREMONY OF THE KEYS

5XX Daventry, 21 January 1930 21.40






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