The headquarters of the Tyneside Scottish was in nearby Eskdale Terrace and the battalion's first church parade
was held in the Jesmond church.
On Sunday, 07 May, some twenty members of our branch attended McClure United Church in Winnipeg for our annual church parade
forward to Sunday Church Parade
with the 1st Aston Birmingham Girl Guides.
If we happened to be out of the line on a Sunday we were compelled to attend Church Parade
which ninety-five per cent of the Battalion thoroughly detested.
Nicola Cox, 41, who has helped to run the unit since it was set up last April, said: "We do a church parade
every month and the council have bought us a flag.
The church played an integral role in the regiment's founding in 1891, and its annual Church Parade
still concludes there.
trailed in behind Shergar in 1981 but the nation expected last year as Carlton House was sent off 5-2 favourite.
As they are all converted to the Christian faith I thought I should create a favorable impression by showing to them that the "dreaded white warriors" were of the same pacific persuasion and consequently on Sunday marched the whole of the Church Parade
to their place of worship in camp, irrespective of creed.
Beldale Flutter, conqueror of Shergar in the 1980 Futurity, won the race that is now the Juddmonte International, while the Queen had a York double with Church Parade
in the High Line Stakes and Height Of Fashion (Nashwan's dam) in the Acomb Stakes.
The Queen has been represented on nine occasions in the race but Carlton House is her first since Church Parade
finished fifth behind Shergar 30 years ago.
it was in Shergar's Derby that the Queen last had a runner - when the much heralded Church Parade
could only finish fifth.
Her Majesty has not had a runner in the Derby since Church Parade
finished fifth to Shergar in 1981.