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1955 Royal Tour - Usk Reservoir

Filmed 6 August, 1955

On the first day of the royal visit to Wales in August 1955, Queen Elizabeth II and the Duke of Edinburgh visited the newly constructed Usk Reservoir near Llandovery. The Queen officially opened the new water source used to supply Swansea.

The Welsh flag

Image of the Welsh flag

Y Ddraig Goch

The current flag was adopted by royal decree only in 1959.

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