Tag: Lieutenant General Sir George Collingwood

Commonwealth Games, Edinburgh 1970. The Queen inspects the Guard of Honour.

The tale of a shirt, the Queen and my bare backside

By Lt. Col. David Murray Forty years ago HM The Queen paid her usual autumn visit to Edinburgh, arriving by train which in those days still ran to time. The protocol was that she was greeted at the station by a Guard of Honour found by the Scots Guards, specially […]