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SCOTS DG parade through Edinburgh to celebrate 50 years
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The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards marched down the Royal Mile from Edinburgh Castle to the Palace of Holyroodhouse, marking 50 years since their formation in 1971.

On the 3 Sep 2021 the regiment formed up on the Castle esplanade before stepping off down the Royal Mile. Led by a mounted troop on greys and accompanied by our famous Pipes and drums, the Band of the Regiment of Scotland, and association members, the regiment proudly marched to the Palace of Holyroodhouse.

On route the regiment passed the City Chambers where our Deputy Colonel in Chief, HRH The Duke of Kent, received an eyes left and salute. HRH the Duke of Kent served with the Royal Scots Greys and was on parade in Edinburgh during the amalgamation on 2 July 1971. On that day the 3rd Carabiniers and Royal Scots Greys were amalgamated in the presence of HRH The Queen. Following the parade, he joined the regiment for a drumhead service in the grounds of Holyroodhouse.

The drumhead service was led by The Reverend John Murdock, the Regimental Association’s Chaplain, and The Reverend Neil Gardner, Minister of Canongate Kirk. The service was attended by the regiment, members of the association, and families and friends of the regiment.

The event was covered by the Army in Scotland, Forces News, BFBS Radio and on the British Army pages, as well as across a number of national papers.

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