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  • Short Summary

    Army equipment and troops from Argyle regiment board troop ship at Devonport.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    Argyles embark for British Guiana on HMS "Implacable", Devonport, Devon.

    Various shots soldiers loading crates of beer onto troop ship. MS cranes operators - L. Davies of Manchester and Bob Hope of Bristol. CU hand working controls. Various graffiti on side of lorry. CU C. S. M. Warde of Southend giving orders. Various shots trucks and tank trailers being loaded onto ship. CU REME (Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers) driver Ken Campion chalking slogans on his lorry. Various shots HMS "Implacable" as trucks and jeeps are loaded. Various shots vehicles being unloaded on flight deck and secured by rope. Various shots driver, Craftsman Holt from Wrexham and slogan on lorry on flight deck. Helicopter with army and RAF staff arriving.


    MS Argyles' troop train arriving at Devonport Barracks and station. Troops leaving train. CU Lieutenant Colonel Church (2 shots). MS troops. CU Lt. Col. Church's kit. Various shots ratings loading kit-bags on ship. "Implacable" stern and nameplate, pan to LS "Activity". Various shots arrival at ship of Argyles with pipe band. CU Captain Campbell Royal Navy ("Implacable"). Various shots Captain Campbell and Lt. Col. Church shaking hands as Col. Formally hands over his men. Various shots as troops embark up gangways. MS Stores with regimental boarding in foreground. MS Stores and Argyles going down to aircraft lift. MS troops on flight deck for roll call. CU R. S. M. Boyd calling roll. Various shots Argyles on parade. Group of Argyll officers - Captain Madow of Perthshire, Captain Webb, Major Campbell and Baldwin of Argyle.

    Date on dope sheet is 09/10/1953.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:49:00 / 01:59:45:00
    UN 2562 A

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