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Household Cavalry Sentries (Saluting)

Volume 531: debated on Tuesday 27 July 1954

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asked the Secretary of State for War whether the order that sentries mounted by the Household Cavalry must salute all civilians wearing bowler hats and carrying umbrellas was issued with his knowledge and consent.

Under Queen's Regulations soldiers salute all commissioned officers whom they know to be such, whether in uniform or not. No order in the terms of the hon. Member's Question has been issued.