26 Feb '14, 5pm

Early #StDavidsDay celebrations for Welsh Guards 300 leeks presented Dydd Gwyl Dewi Sant Hapus http…

Early #StDavidsDay celebrations for Welsh Guards 300 leeks presented Dydd Gwyl Dewi Sant Hapus http…

More than 300 leeks were presented today to soldiers and friends of the Welsh Guards to celebrate St David’s Day. The Guards are celebrating early as this year the Saint’s Day, 1 March, falls on a Saturday. The ceremony dates back to 1916, when the day was first marked with ceremonial leeks by Welsh Guards on the Somme. Since then, the event has been an annual highlight in the Guards’ calendar. Dydd Gwyl Dewi Sant Hapus! 300 leeks were given to soldiers and another 10 to members of the regimental association at Cavalry Barracks in Hounslow, Middlesex, and all on parade were wished a hearty “Dydd Gwyl Dewi Sant Hapus!” – “Happy St David’s Day!” Commanding Officer Lieutenant Colonel Giles Harris said: “St David’s Day has always been a particularly important day for the Welsh Guards. We’ve celebrated it every year wherever we are since our foundation - in peace or war. “We ar...

Full article: http://www.army.mod.uk/news/26121.aspx

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