Freedom of the City ceremony on Market Square

Image ID: 00929

Freedom of the City ceremony on Market Square

Date: 1949

Looking East across the market place with large crowds witnessing the presentation of the Freedom of the City to the Corps of the Royal Engineers on 27 July 1949. The Freedom of the City gives the military the ability to enter the City, drums beating, colours flying and bayonets fixed.

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Category: Civic Life, Military, Recently Added, Street Scenes, Added November 2019, Armed Forces, Ceremonies, Streets

Organisation Reference: 142112

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