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Honour Guard for Kaiser Wilhelm II


Unit/ Formation: Royal Marines


Location: Portsmouth


Period/ Conflict:


Year: 1907


Date/s: November 1907


Kaiser Wilhelm II arriving at South Railway Jetty in Portsmouth Dockyard in November 1907 having disembarked the Imperial yacht SMS Hohenzollern, the Guard of Honour is made up of 100 RMLI and 100 Sailors from HMS Excellent.

Kaiser Wilhelm II arriving at Portsmouth on the Hohenzollern. He inspected a Guard of Honour made up of 100 Royal Marine Light Artillerymen and 100 Seamen from HMS Excellent in November 1907

Wilhelm II (Friedrich Wilhelm Viktor Albert; 27 January 1859 – 4 June 1941) was the last German Emperor and King of Prussia from 1888 until his abdication in 1918, which marked the end of the German Empire and the House of Hohenzollern's 300-year reign in Prussia and 500-year reign in Brandenburg.

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