Detail

Title ID 8990Collection ID561
Title[Camp Scenes; Military Marching]
Date[ca. 1930s]
CollectionLockwood Family
Genre/TypeAmateurIndependent AmateurNon-fictionActuality/Factual
ThemeWartime And Military
KeywordsArmed Forces Men Passenger Vehicles Rural Areas Uniforms
Location
LocalUnknown Location
NationalEngland United Kingdom
Credits
ProductionLockwood Family
CameraKenneth Lockwood
Format16mm Black & White Silent
Duration00:02:01:00
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

This short black and white film highlights soldiers from the Queen's Royal (West) Surrey Regiment undergoing training exercises in a wooded rural landscape (?). Officers march along a road and across a floating pontoon on a river carrying arms and mortar guns. The second section shows the officers waiting to be paid their wages/stipend at a mobile field station and the third section shows soldiers on parade and posing for the camera.

Description

The first section shows soldiers from the Queen's Royal (West) Surrey Regiment undergoing training exercises in a wooded rural landscape (unknown location?). Officers march along a road and across a floating pontoon on a river carrying arms and mortar guns.

The second section shows the officers waiting to be paid their wages at a mobile field station and socialising whilst they wait (unknown location of camp ?).

In the final section officers continue their parade demonstration, marching and socialising by a group of military vehicles (?).