• Short Summary

    Soldiers from the Black Watch receive gallantry medals whilst in Korea.

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    Korea. Gallantry medals are presented and New Year is celebrated.

    SV. Black Watch Regiment marching towards and past through lines. LV.Pan Black Watch marching. SV. Pan up from feet to Black Watch marching past. SCU. Major General West taking the salute. GTV.Pan, Black Watch presenting arms in hollow square. SV. Lieutenant Colonel D. Rose saluting before table. SCU. Medal ribbons on table. SV. Recipients lined ready for decoration. SV. Black Watch troops with rifles sloped travel shot along line. CU. soldier. SV. Black Watch troops with rifles sloped. CU. soldier orders arms. SV. Towards and pan, Major Angus Irwin M.C. of Denrosa, Invergowie, Scotland walks up to Gen. West who pins the DSO (Distinguished Service Order DSO) on him. CU. Maj. Irwin. CU. D.S.O. Ribbon on tunic. SV. Gen. West shakes hands with Maj. Irwin who marches away pan to Gen. West pan back as Lieut. Haw of "Bedale" Harrogate, Yorks. halts before him, to receive the Military Cross (MC) CU. Lieut. Haw. SV. 2nd Lt. Black of Edenwood, Cupar, Fifeshire, marches up and receives the M.C. CU. 2nd Lt. Black. SV. Sgt. Gait of Ridgemont Avenue, Norris Green, Liverpool, receiving the D.C.M. CU. Gen. West pinning on medal. CU. Sgt. Gait. SV. Sgt. Hutchinson, of Londie Place, Dundee: receiving the Military Medal CU. Sgt. Hutchinson. LV. Men lined up after decoration. SV. Pan men lined up after decoration.

    LV. Haggis being piped from cookhouse to Tavern. Cook with Haggis is Bert Chisholm of Inverness and Piper Jim Rogers of Dundee. SV. Cook and piper entering Tavern through doorway. LV. Interior of Dining room, men eating. CU. Corporal Jim Lowden of Dundee with paper hat on eating. CU. Private Bill Stephen of Glasgow, eating. CU. Food on plate. SCU. Pte. Allen Baillie of Glasgow. SV. Jimmy McAllister of Glasgow. SV. C.O. walking amongst men at table. SV. Pathe Cameraman Bill Jordan taking pictures. SV. Officer lighting fire for rum punch ceremony. LV. Men round fire being served with rum punch. SV.CU. Rum punch being served out. CU. Captain serving punch. SVU. Punch being poured into mess cans. SV. Pan, troops drinking around fire. CU. Smiling soldier drinking out of mess tin. SV.LV. Men round fire, drinking.

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene "E")

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:35:00 / 01:58:48:00

Comments (2)

  1. Unknown user says

    "Major General West" is M. A. R. West.

    "Lieutenant Colonel D. Rose" is David Rose.

    "Lieut. Haw" is Richard Haw.

    "2nd Lt. Black" is Michael Donald Gordon Black.

    "Sgt. Gait" is Brian Gait.

    "Sgt. Hutchinson" is Alexander Hutchinson.

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  2. Unknown user says

    Previous references to "Sgt. Hutchinson" should read Sgt. Alexander Hutchison.

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