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    Full title reads: "Bisley. See The Conquering Hero Comes. Officer / Cadet D E Woods (Nottingham University O.T.C.) wins the King's Prize - the rifleman's highest honour - and according to ancient custom is chaired round the camp."

    Bisley, Surrey.

    Various shots of rifle shooting competition at Bisley.

    Parade led by military band. The winner of the King's Prize, Douglas Eric Woods, is carried on a chair by his fellow competitors.

    Woods, sitting in the chair, holding his rifle, says a few words about winning the Prize.

    N.B. OTC stands for Officer Training Corps.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/07/1933
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    6571
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    729.27
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:40:00 / 01:37:06:00
    Canister:
    33/59
    Sort Number:
    33/059
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    Categories
    Sport & Leisure War & Revolution
  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    Douglas Woods won the King's Prize at Bisley on Saturday 22 July 1933. A short news clipping from the era is attached.....

    http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/artic
    le/68033562

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