Detail

Title ID 3052Collection ID797
TitleChichester: HRH The Duke of Gloucester Presents New Colours to Famous First Batt. The Royal Sussex Regiment
Date15 June 1928
CollectionRoyal Sussex Regiment Collection
Genre/TypeProfessionalFilm/Video companyNon-fictionActuality/Factual
KeywordsArmed Forces Celebrations Ceremonies Parades Royalty
Location
LocalChichester
RegionalWest Sussex
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionPathé Super Gazette
ParticipantsDuke of Gloucester; Lord Leconfield, Lord Lieutenant; Brigadier General Osborne [?], Colonel of the Royal Sussex Regiment
FormatBlack & White Silent
Duration8 min. 40 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

The Duke of Gloucester is filmed presenting new Colours to the 1st Battalion of the Royal Sussex Regiment. He is greeted by dignitaries upon arrival, inspects the troops, presents the new Colours and poses for photographs with the Battalion. The Battalion then marches through the streets of Chichester, taking the old Colours to St George's Chapel at Chichester Cathedral. They are watched by large crowds who line the streets.