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Trooping the Colour
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Trooping the Colour

3 June 1972

Tim Graham

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Each year the Sovereign’s official birthday in June is marked by The Queen’s Birthday Parade on Horse Guards, Whitehall. In 1972 The Queen, riding side-saddle on Burmese, personally took the salute as the Colour is ‘trooped’ before her. More