• Short Summary

    A new standard ceremony and the last time the Dragoon Guards are seen on horses.

  • Description

    Titles read: "NEW STANDARD FOR 5TH ROYAL INNISKILLING DRAGOON GUARDS".

    Colchester, Essex.

    Various shots of the soldiers of the 5th Royal Inniskilling Dragoon Guards at a new standard ceremony. Commentator says the soldiers will say goodbye to their horses after this ceremony as, from now on, they are to be a mechanised brigade mounted on light tanks.

    The standard is changed, then the Duke of Gloucester (Prince Henry) sits on his horse, making a speech to the men about how sad they must feel to be leaving their horses.

    Soldiers on horses and on foot march across the parade ground.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    957.41
    Media URN:
    16413
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/03/1938
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:35:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:48:00 / 01:38:23:00
    Canister:
    38/22

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