• Short Summary

    AT BRITAIN'S MONS ARMY OFFICER CADET SCHOOL TODAY (FRIDAY) MORE THAN 60 YOUNG CADETS FROM MAY PARTS OF THE COMMONWEALTH WERE COMMISSIONED FOR THE BRITISH AND OVERSEAS FORCES.

  • Description

    AT BRITAIN'S MONS ARMY OFFICER CADET SCHOOL TODAY (FRIDAY) MORE THAN 60 YOUNG CADETS FROM MAY PARTS OF THE COMMONWEALTH WERE COMMISSIONED FOR THE BRITISH AND OVERSEAS FORCES. FIELD MARSHAL, THE VISCOUNT MONTGOMERY OF ALAMEIN WAS THE INSPECTING OFFICER.

    OF THE 62 CADETS WHO PASSED OUT THIS YEAR, 18 WILL BE JOINING FORCES OVERSEAS - EIGHT WILL JOINT THE KENYAN ARMY, EIGHT WILL JOIN THE TANZANIA PEOPLES DEFENCE FORCES, ONE WILL SERVE WITH THE BRUNEI MALAY REGIMENT, AND ANOTHER WITH THE ROYAL SIERRE LEONE MILITARY FORCES.

    THE SENIOR UNDER OFFICER WAS PRESENTED WITH A SILVER MOUNTED OFFICER'S CANE BY FIELD MARSHAL VISCOUNT MONTGOMERY. THIS YEAR THE SENIOR UNDER OFFICER WAS N.R. SINCLAIR WHO WILL BE COMMISSIONED INTO THE ROYAL TANK REGIMENT. HE WAS EDUCATED AT THE SORBONNE AND AT MADRID UNIVERSITY.

    DURING HIS INSPECTION OF THE PARADE, THE FIELD MARSHAL WAS ACCOMPANIED BY THE SCHOOL COMMANDANT, BRIGADIER J.B.A. GLENNIE.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVABRN3RSQRR238HO5MWK5JK6YJD
    Media URN:
    VLVABRN3RSQRR238HO5MWK5JK6YJD
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/08/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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