Item 02: Sydney B. Young war diary, 24 July-14 October 1916 - Page 83

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to the Parade ground from 8.30 am. The King arrived at 11.15 on a coal black horse When the whole of the troops came to the "present" and the Massed Australian Bands played the Royal Salute of 6 Bars of "God Save the King". With the king came a group of about 20 military officers and a banner bearer carrying a flag with the King's coat of arms. On the flagstaff at the saluting base also floated the King's flag. The bands then took turns to play the inspection march while the King accompanied by Gen'l Monash the O.C. 3rd Division Rode past and

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