• Short Summary

    AN ADVANCE PARTY OF THE 1ST BATTALION, 3RD GREEN JACKETS REGIMENT, ARRIVED IN HONG KONG ON SUNDAY (JANUARY 10).

  • Description

    AN ADVANCE PARTY OF THE 1ST BATTALION, 3RD GREEN JACKETS REGIMENT, ARRIVED IN HONG KONG ON SUNDAY (JANUARY 10). THEY ARE RELEASING A BATTALION OF GURKHAS NOW IN HONG KONG FOR SERVICE IN MALAYSIA.

    THE GREEN JACKETS WHO WERE STATIONED AT FELIXTOWN IN ENGLAND ARRIVED BY THE TRANSPORT CARRIER BRITANNIA AT KAI TAK AIRPORT. ALL OF THEM WERE IN THEIR CITIES. THE REST OF THE REGIMENT ARE EXPECTED TO FOLLOW LATER.

    THE TROOP MOVEMENTS FOLLOW BRITAIN'S BUILD-UP OF HER FORCES IN THE FAR EAST IN LIGHT OF INDONESIA'S THREAT OF INVASION OF MALAYSIA.

    THE GREEN JACKETS ARE EXPECTED TO SPEND ONE YEAR IN THE FAR EAST - PARTLY IN HONG KONG AND PARTLY IN MALAYSIA.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAC2PJ7QC7SEDMAGQXJRUOSVFTG
    Media URN:
    VLVAC2PJ7QC7SEDMAGQXJRUOSVFTG
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    11/01/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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