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The Mutionous Guards.

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London, July 21. The Duke of Cambridge, who held an enquiry into the alleged mutiny of the Grenadiers, has condemned the action of those men who attempted to bring discredit on the regiment by refusing to obey orders, and lie thinkjs urgent measures should be adopted to revive the character of the regiment. Colonel Maitland demands that he himself should be tried by Court Martial for the part he is reported to have taken m the affair. Another account of the Grenadier Guards business is that the Duke of Cambridge stated he was disgusted and ashamed of the Guards, and regretted that they wore the uniform of the Grenadiers. After twenty-five years' connection lie disowned the battalion. When sentenced, two of those convicted of mutiny threw their medals across the parade ground. Mr E. Stanhope, Secretary" of the War Department, announced that Col. Maitland was reduced to half pay.

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The Mutionous Guards., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2472, 23 July 1890

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The Mutionous Guards. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2472, 23 July 1890

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