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PHOTO FLASHBACK: The Queen’s Birthday Parade at the Polo Grounds, Up Park Camp – June 10, 1967

Published:Friday | June 11, 2021 | 7:04 AMA Digital Integration & Marketing production
His Excellency, the Governor-General Sir Clifford Campbell, Brigadier David Smith, ADC Captain Osbert Chung, the Commissioner of Police, Mr Gordon Langdon and the various units taking part in the parade all raise their hats to the Queen as three cheers are sounded.
The Band and Corps of Drums of the 1st Battalion of the Jamaica Regiment on Parade.
Prime Minister, the Hon. Hugh Shearer stands for the playing of the National Anthem. Also on the dais are Brigadier David Smith, Defence Force Chief of Staff (left) and the Commissioner of Police, Mr. A. Gordon Langdon (right).
His Excellency the Governor-General Sir Clifford Campbell arriving at the Polo Grounds escorted by members of the Mounted Police.
Units of the Jamaica Special Constabulary Force and the Jamaica Constabulary Force as they pass the saluting dais.
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The Parade Ground at Up Park Camp was the scene of pageantry and colour on June 10, 1967, as the annual Queen’s Birthday parade took place. Their Excellencies, the Governor-General Sir Clifford Campbell and Lady Campbell, and Prime Minister Hugh Shearer, headed the gathering of distinguished people who attended. Hundreds of people from all walks of life were also present to witness the skilled displays by The Jamaica Defence Force and Constabulary


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