Supported by GERSHOM PARKINGTON and his DIVERSIONS
'SONGS THAT WON THE WAR' and THE CEREMONY OF THE KEYS
Carried out by THE 2ND BATTALION, THE GRENADIER
(By kind permission of Lt.-Col. 0. E. C. Rasch, D.S.O.)
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. On reaching the Bloody Tower, the Chief Warder and escort are challenged, and then proceed to the Main Guard. The Guard and escort present arms, and the Warder, raising his hat, calls out ' God preserve King George,' after which, the drums and fifes play ' God Save tho King.' The relay will end with the ' Last Post.'
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