• Short Summary

    Men of the 1st. Battalion, the East Yorks, are trained for Jungle warfare against 'Reds'.

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    1st. Battalion, the East Yorkshire Regiment, on training in Singapore. SV squad of men marching towards in full jungle kit (first 7 feet for super) CU instructor 2nd Lieutenant Tom Williams of Ebbwvale, South Wales. SV squad breaking up from formation march and assembling round instructor Williams. SV three men listening to Williams. SV instructor Williams holding pole demonstrating bandit jungle marking by cutting with knife. Men in foreground. CU Private Edwin Taylor of Middlesbrough. CU instructor Williams pan down to him cutting notches in pole, pan up to Williams. CU private Brian Burr of Hull. CU Lieutenant Corporal George Carrill of Hull. SV men breaking up from instruction and walking towards into jungle. SV, back view, men entering jungle undergrowth. SV patrol leader signals men to stop as he comes across marking on tree. SV two men following very slowly behind with rifles at the ready. SV corporal Walter Green of Hull pointing out notches on tree to Private. Reece Daniell of North Ormesby, Middlesbrough. CU notches on tree. CU corporal Green and Private Daniell looking at notches. LV.

    Pan, another squad of men assembled on jungle roadside for instruction in ambushing. SV pan, men watching demonstration. LV men running with rifles on to bank for supposed killing of bandits. CU private Harry Walton of Leeds watching. SV supposed bandit on ground. Private Donald Wells of Hull. Corporal Arthur Foster of Sunderland runs in and kicks away rifle. CU Cpl. Foster turning "Bandit" over on his back. CU Cpl. Foster frisking bandit's body. LV group of men watching ambush demonstration, & SV. CU private Brian Wilcox of Leeds watching demonstration, & SV. Pan, demonstration patrol ambushing bandits, & SV. Leader gives signal to man behind. CU private Frank Gritt of Hull watching. SV supposed dead bandit on ground. (private Wells again) Cpl. Foster runs to him, kicks away rifle and turns over "Bandit" on his back into pool of water. SCU Cpl. Foster frisking body of bandit. SV men watching demonstration. SV demonstration over. Private Wells. (bandit), assisted by Cpl. Foster gets up from pool of water. Both men smile pick up rifle, turn and walk away from camera.

    (Neg.) (Title Scene "D")

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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:43:27:00 / 01:45:33:00

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