Coronation Celebrations: Procession

Coronation Celebrations: Procession

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Date Photo Taken 6th June 1953
Area Mitcham
Copyright 1 Phox Photos
Picture Reference Mit_​Org_​Events_​18-43
Original Format Photo
Notes / History The Army Cadets Corps, in a parade during the coronation celebrations for Elizabeth II. In the background is Mitcham Library decorated with garlands.

Commanded by former soldiers and members of the Home Guard, many of these youngsters would spend two years practising army drill as part of their National Service.

The procession through Mitcham ended at Mitcham Stadium, where various displays and entertainments were performed.

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