August 9th 1914

9th August 1914 Sunday
Went on Church parade – In afternoon battalion went on route march – In full war kit (minus ammunition) all transport with us – marched through Trafalgar Square etc. crowds cheering the whole time. Halted at Regents Park and returned via Hyde Park Constitution Hill to barracks – out in evening, went home.

Irish Guards at Wellington Barracks in 1914  (Could Leonard be one of these men ?)

Irish Guards at Wellington Barracks in 1914
(Could Leonard be one of these men ?)

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