This Day in History: 1947-06-28

The 1st Bn paraded for the first time in olive green drill uniform and ‘looked well in it’. However, there had been snags. An early discovery was there was only one size available which had kept a team of tailors busy. Another, discovered late, was that the colour was not fast and in a very short time the Battalion appeared in ‘a curious mixture of green and khaki looking rather shabby’.