Item 03: Sydney B. Young war diary, 15 October 1916-14 April 1917 - Page 29

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the Queen mother, Alexandra. The Parade came to the "Present" while the Band played
the Royal Salute, and the King was met by General French and General Lloyd.     
General French is a little thick set man and has a very impulsive way of getting about.     
The Household Batt'n (who are to leave for France) in a fortnight's time) then marched
by in column of Companies and I was very disappointed at the poor display they gave.
The march past was the "National Emblem" and the

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