Presentation of the Colours

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A fine silver piece which commemorates the Founding Day of the Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment on the 9 September 1992 and the presentation of new Colours as a result.

The piece depicts a subaltern escort kneeling to receive the new Colour, which was presented by the then Colonel-in-Chief – Her Royal Highness Lady Diana, the Princess of Wales.

The Founding Day also coincides with the anniversary of 7 forebear battalions amphibious landing at Salerno, Italy, in 1943 where they met determined opposition.