Duchess attends St Patrick's Day parade

HRH The Duchess of Cambridge has arrived at Aldershot barracks to attend the St Patrick's Day Parade.

She was given a sprig of shamrocks to wear on her festive green coat before presenting officers with their sprigs.

This is her first solo military duty and follows a century-old tradition started by Queen Alexandra, the wife of the then King, Edward VII back in 1901.

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Kate celebrates St Patrick's Day

The Duchess of Cambridge has presented sprigs of shamrock to the 1st Battalion Irish Guards during a visit to Aldershot.