Order of service and procedure for the Laying-Up of the Old Colours of the 1st Battalion The Queen's Royal Regiment and the 1st Battalion The East Surrey Regiment
Printed booklet, the order of service for the laying-up of the old colours of two battalions, entitled: Order of Service and Procedure for the Laying-up of the Old Colours of the 1st Bn. The Queen’s Royal Regiment and the 1st Bn. The East Surrey Regiment in the Cathedral of the Holy Spirit at 3 o’clock Thursday, 29th September, 1960._x000D_
Present at this service were The Very Rev. W. Boulton – Provost of Guildford, The Rev. R.C.L. Pilgrim – Chaplain to the Forces; Major-General J.F. Metcalfe – Colonel of the Queen’s Royal Surrey Regiment; Lieut.- Colonel D.L. Lloyd Owen – the last Commanding Officer of the 1st Battalion The Queen’s Royal Regiment, Lieut.-Colonel G.A. White – the last Commanding Officer of the 1st Battalion The East Surrey Regiment. The Colour Party consisted of: Lieutenant P.A. Gray, Lieutenant D.J.C. Dickins, 2/Lieutenant R.W. Acworth, 2/Lieutenant A.C. Ward. The Escort comprised: C.S. M.K. Yonwin, Sergeant P. Jennings, Sergeant M.F. Pearson._x000D_
A printed card stating that ‘The collection will be given to the Cathedral Building Fund, and the Colonel of the Regiment hopes that past and present members of the regiment will give generously, and so make the offering worthy of the occasion’.