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Laying Up of Colours Parade June 201230th Jun 2012

Scotland's most famous infantry, marched through the streets of Perth before crowds of onlookers for the Laying Up of Colours Parade in June 2012.

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G23 - The Old Colours after the parade. From left to right. Mr Peter Cameron (Gordons), Mr Gerry Kidd (Camerons and QO Hlddrs), Major Bob Ritchie (BW) and Lieutenant Colonel Fred Beattie

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The Black Watch of Canada detachment

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The VIPs flanked by QVS slick orderlies

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The massed Pipes and Drums lead the parade

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No 1 Guard was commanded by the Association Chairman, Brigadier E N de Broe-Ferguson

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No 2 Guard commanded by the Association Vice Chairman, Lieutenant Colonel R M Riddell

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The boys and girls of Queen Victoria School

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The Old Colours are marched on parade for the final time

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Padre Alex Forsyth leads the service supported by Canon Peter Allan

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Three cheers for The Black Watch and the antecedent regiments of the 51st Highland Volunteers

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Lieutenant Colonel Stephen Llindsay hands over The Queen's Colour to former RSM Peter Cameron of the Gordon Highlanders

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The march off. Mr Peter Cameron (Gordons), Mr Gerry Kidd (Camerons and QO Hldrs), Major Bob Ritchie and Lieutenant Colonel Fred Beattie