Grenadier Guards pay tribute to General Sir George Higginson on his 100th birthday.
Title: "Father of the Guards. Grenadier Guards pay tribute to General Sir George Higginson in celebration of his 100th birthday".
M/S of a very elderly man - Higginson - being escorted on to a parade ground by several officers. M/S of Higginson being presented with a large basket of roses, he struggles to his feet to accept them.
Cuts / out takes start at 01:11:46. Panning M/S follows an officer inspecting a troop of soldiers in busbies. M/S of four senior officers in conversation, one looks very like Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught. M/S of Higginson being helped out of a car. Various shots of Higginson walking on the parade ground - he is very decrepit and moves with difficulty. Various shots of Higginson being introduced to members of the Grenadier Guards. Prince Arthur presents Higginson with a certificate. C/Us of Higginson and Prince Arthur.