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    Item title reads: " 'B'aint us glad to see 'ee boys!' 2nd Devon Regiment have a wonderful reception on return to their 'home town' after 19 years service overseas."

    Plymouth, Devon

    Sequence begins with a mass of soldiers in uniform with pith helmets, shouldering rifles, as they march. They stop and about turn, to face officers and the mayor, who wears a fur trimmed gown and chain of office. He shakes hands with each sword bearing officer in turn. M/S assembled soldiers in square with large church to the side. The mayor inspects lines of soldiers, proceeded by an officer with a sword. The mayor speaks to the men, who shoulder swords. L/S of soldiers giving a three cheers salute, raising their arms in unison.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    31/03/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    32844
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    674.29
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:12:00 / 01:57:27:00
    Canister:
    G 1385
    Sort Number:
    G 1385
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    Devon - Plymouth
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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