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    NEARLY TWO HUNDRED CADETS AT THE ROYAL MILITARY ACADEMY, SANDHURST, NEAR LONDON RECEIVED THEIR COMMISSIONS TODAY (THURSDAY) IN THE TRADITIONAL SOVEREIGN'S PARADE.

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    NEARLY TWO HUNDRED CADETS AT THE ROYAL MILITARY ACADEMY, SANDHURST, NEAR LONDON RECEIVED THEIR COMMISSIONS TODAY (THURSDAY) IN THE TRADITIONAL SOVEREIGN'S PARADE. QUEEN ELIZABETH WAS REPRESENTED AT THE PARADE BY AIR CHIEF MARSHAL SIR CHARLES ELSWORTHY, THE CHIEF OF THE AIR STAFF.

    THE SOVEREIGN'S PARADE IS THE HIGHLIGHT IN THE LIFE OF A CADET AT SANDHURST, FOR IT IS THIS PARADE THAT HE BECOMES AN OFFICER WHEN HE RECEIVES HIS COMMISSION. THIS YEAR THERE ARE A NUMBER OF CADETS PASSING OUT FROM OVERSEAS, FROM CEYLON, GHANA, INDIA, JORDAN, KENYA, MALAYSIA, NEPAL, NEW ZEALAND, NIGERIA, TANZANIA, THAILAND, WEST INDIES, WEST PAKISTAN AND ZAMBIA.

    THE SWORD OF HONOUR, WHICH GOES TO THE BEST CADET OF HIS TERM, WAS WON BY SENIOR UNDER-OFFICER J.F. DEVERELL FROM BRITAIN. THE QUEEN'S MEDAL, WHICH GOES TO THE CADET FIRST IN THE FINAL ORDER OF MERIT, WENT TO SENIOR UNDER-OFFICER N.W.F. RICHARDS ALSO OF BRITAIN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVACTJEWVUHMACWCTB8Y0Q6H33MI
    Media URN:
    VLVACTJEWVUHMACWCTB8Y0Q6H33MI
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/12/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:01:52:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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