Inniskillings receive Freedom of Nairobi

Thursday, 2 June, 1955
On 2 June 1955, Lieutenant Colonel G F Maxwell, Commanding the 1st Battalion The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, received the Freedom Scroll from the Mayor of Nairobi, Alderman R S Alexander.

The 1st Battalion The Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers was the only regiment to have been awarded the 'Freedom of the City' where the city was the capital of a British colony. The Inniskillings were stationed in Kenya when the Battalion received the Freedom of Nairobi.

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