• Short Summary

    1st Battalion Essex Regiment return home from duty in Saar region.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Saar troops return - 1st Battalion Essex Regiment "en route" for Catterick".

    British soldiers keeping peace during Saarbrucken's referendum plebiscite to accept to German rule return home.

    Rheims, France.

    Various shots of British soldiers visiting Rheims Cathedral and having a drink at Champagne Cellars.

    C/U of sign - 'Navarin, Marne'. C/U of soldier statue - part of World War One memorial. Various shots of British and French soldiers touring former battlefield. They examine former trenches and dugouts.

    Dover, Kent.

    L/S of Essex Regiment marching off ship to Dover Barracks. Music from 2nd Dorset Regiment band welcomes them.

    London.

    Various shots of Essex Reg. marching behind Royal Guards' band, through crowd lined London streets. The soldiers reach Wellington Barracks. Various shots of soldiers being reunited with their families.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    807.35
    Media URN:
    10661
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    25/02/1935
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:58:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:46:58:00 / 01:49:56:00
    Canister:
    35/16

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