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This edited film shows a drill or demonstration with guns and ammunition by the Queen's Royal (West) Surrey Regiment at their barracks (Stoughton) or field station (?). The soldiers have group photographs taken and are seen socialising in between shots. A military passenger vehicle is filmed leaving and passes a church and other buildings along the route to another location.
[Camp Scenes; Family on Beach]
This black and white film features two sections, the first is footage of the Queen's Royal (West) Surrey Regiment on a military camp (possibly in Wiltshire, or Dorset?) and the second is the Lockwood family group at a day out on the beach (Felpham?)
[Morning Camp Scenes]
This short black and white film shows the morning routine of soldiers from the Queen's Royal (West) Surrey Regiment on a training camp. The men wash with a cloth and brush their teeth in the openings of their tents. Others undertake drills and parades. The men also carry metal trays or containers foutside a row of tents (possibly emptying dirty water or collecting fresh water ?). This film is partially out of focus, but contains some scenes of male nudity.
[Camp Scenes; Military Marching]
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.
[Air Display; Gun and Combat Training]
This short edited film shows RAF pilots and ground infantry undergoing training exercises and parade drills. Five pilots from 43 (F) squadron fly Hawker Fury Mk1's in formation, followed by a large group of RAF officers on parade outside a building dressed in full uniform. In the final section a small group of soldiers undertake bayonet and hand-to hand-combat training in a field.
[Camp Scenes; Division Photographic Portraits]
This short black and white film shows the Queen's Royal (West) Surrey Regiment undertaking drills and parading on a training camp (?). The regiment has photographs taken and various informal scenes are filmed with the men at the camp.
[Games and Frolics at Army Camp; RAF Wedding]
This film is divided into three sections - the first [not included in online clip] is of a group of Queens Royal (West) Surrey soldiers on a training camp messing about 'car sledding'; the second is of an RAF officer's wedding day showing the groom and guests in full RAF dress uniform and busby, and the third, is of a mixed group of adults in their late twenties early thirties, on holiday (?) at a lodge next to a river.
[Shooting Practice; Youth Address; Races]
This black and white film shows scenes of officers and boys or cadets at a shooting range. This is followed by a group of young men participating in various athletics events (possibly at a school or barracks ?) with Nazi banners on the buildings in the background.
[Crowd; Cologne; Wreaths; SS Top; Football Match; Parade]
This film opens showing a crowd gathered outside Essen Hauptbahnhof station watching military vehicles pass by. Various shots of churches and buildings follow. The next section shows a gathering of officers and guests greeting Hermann Göring, followed by film of Adolf Hitler passing Cologne cathedral in his motorcade. [First section not included in online clip]
[Schneider Trophy Flights, Calshot 1931 (HCR)]
This black and white newsreel film provides highlights of the development of the Rolls-Royce Engine used in the Supermarine Rollys-Royce S.6.B. seaplane along with the plane and pilots competing in the Schneider Cup/ Schneider Trophy on 13th September 1931 from Calshot. This film has intertitles throughout.
The film shows Rochester Castle grounds, bands parading and view of the watching crowds. Regiments are seen parading for local officials and military personnel.
Only Once A Year
|Date||8 August 1932||ID||3053|
"Only once a year does the 'line' regiment replace 'The Guards' - and this year the Royal Sussex Regiment had the honour", an event which is recorded in this Pathé Gazette film. The film includes images of the Regiment marching past Buckingham Palace, holding up the traffic which follows behind.
[2nd Battalion Royal Sussex Regiment, Karachi]
|Date||1932 - 1935||ID||3084|
Captain Cyril R. Peckitt created this visual record of life in Karachi whilst he was stationed there with the 2nd Battalion of the Royal Sussex Regiment in the early 1930s. The film includes images of the journeys to and from Pakistan, of Regimental activities, and of the Karachi itself. It provides a fascinating record of Regimental life in Asia during the latter stage of the Empire.
Thomas Atkins puts Best Foot Forward; 12th Infantry Brigade, on 100-mile Economy March from Dover, completes last stage at Arundel
|Date||31 August 1933||ID||3054|
This newsreel records the 12th Infantry Brigade nearing the end of its economy march from Dover to Arundel. The film includes numerous aerial shots of the Brigade marching along seafront roads, as well as street-level images of it marching through town streets lined with spectators. The country's flagging economy in the early 1930s led to the governent imposing an Economy regime on the army.
[The Trooping of The Colour By The 1st Battalion]
On 3rd September 1933 the 1st Battalion of the Royal Sussex Regiment are filmed Trooping The Colour on the cricket field in Arundel, watched by large crowds. Meanwhile, one of the Regiment's other battalions marches in shorts and pith helmets on a parade ground in Asia.
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