• Short Summary

    THE BRITISH MILITARY WITHDRAWAL FROM ADEN, WHICH IS TO BE COMPLETED BY JANUARY 9TH WHEN SOUTH ARABIA ACHIEVES INDEPENDENCE, CONTINUES.

  • Description

    THE BRITISH MILITARY WITHDRAWAL FROM ADEN, WHICH IS TO BE COMPLETED BY JANUARY 9TH WHEN SOUTH ARABIA ACHIEVES INDEPENDENCE, CONTINUES. YESTERDAY (SATURDAY) THE LANCASHIRE REGIMENT LEFT ADEN AFTER A 10 MONTH SPELL OF DUTY.

    THE LANCASHIRE REGIMENT ARRIVED IN ADEN IN JANUARY. SINCE THAT TIME THEY HAVE BEEN EMPLOYED MAINLY ON INTERNAL SECURITY DUTIES IN THE STEAMER POINT AND AL MANSURA DISTRICTS.

    DURING ITS TIME IN ADEN THE LANCASHIRE REGIMENT HAS LOST FOUR MEN KILLED AND 31 INJURED. NEARLY ALL THESE CASUALTIES WERE INCURRED IN THE AL MANSURA AREA.

    THE REGIMENT HAS HAD THREE RECOMMENDATIONS FROM THE COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF, ONE FOR A MEDICAL CORPORAL WHO TREATED SOLDIERS AND ARABS ALIKE WHILE UNDER FIRE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA366TX2EMIN5ZLF76KJ1RVA9LC
    Media URN:
    VLVA366TX2EMIN5ZLF76KJ1RVA9LC
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    08/10/1967
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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