• Short Summary

    Various shots of the King's Shropshire Light Infantry inspected by Field Marshall Sir John Harding and receiving from him the new regimental Colours.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    British Newsreel item. Title reads: "The Presentation of New Colours to 1. Bn. The K.S.L.I. By The C.I.G.S." 1954?

    Gottingen, Lower Saxony, Germany

    LS High shot, the First Battalion King's Shropshire Light Infantry on parade in Gottingen to be inspected by Field Marshal Sir John Harding. (2 shots). Various shots Field Marshall Harding, Chief of the Imperial General Staff / CIGS, inspecting the troops of the First Battalion (an amalgamation of the First and Second Battalions). MS Spectators viewing the ceremony. MS The Regimental Officer taking Old Colours out onto the parade ground. MS Cadets watching the ceremony. Various shots of the Old Colours being carried out, the military band at a slow march, and presentation of the New Colours, the first for the new First Battalion. Various shots of Field Marshall Harding taking the salute on the dais and the KSLI marching past with New Colours.

    Note: English commentary.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1950 - 1959
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:49:57:00 / 01:52:22:00
    UN 2697 E and F

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