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KILDARE GROUP L.D.F.

Leinster Leader 28 March 1942
Kildare Group, L.D.F.
Guard changing ceremony
Last week-end Kildare Group, L.D.F., furnished the main guard at Kildare Barracks, thus, it is believed, earning the distinction of being the first unit of the Force to be entrusted with an important guard of this kind.
The L.D.F. guard, under Squad Leader Michael Flanagan, was dismounted on Sunday morning, with the ceremony, and a large and interested crowd witnessed the changing of the guard. No. 3 Army Band was in attendance and played the appropriate music as the L.D.F. Guard handed over its charge of the previous twelve hours, and the oncoming Regular Army Guard was mounted. 
The L.D.F. Guard impressed greatly by their smart appearance and general work and lost no points by a comparison with their comrades of the Regular Army.

An article from the Leinster Leader of 28 March 1942 when Kildare Group, L.D.F., furnished the main guard at Kildare Barracks for the first time


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