• Short Summary

    RSM Brittain, loudest voice in the army, receives award for long service and good conduct.

  • Description

    Aldershot, Hampshire.

    CU Regimental Sergeant Major Brittain, owner of the loudest voice in army (natural sound): "Wake up you idle men". SCU Brittain. GV officer cadets on parade. SV & CU Major General Gaffney inspecting cadets. SV Brittain following behind, with measuring stick. SV crowd - officers wives, etc. CU Mrs Brittain. SV Brittain marching up to and saluting Gaffney. LV press men around Brittain and Gaffney. CU Brittain being presented with clasp to long service and good conduct medal. GV parade ground. CU Brittain (natural sound): "Parade attenshun".

    (Orig.Neg.) (Title scene S.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    128.32
    Media URN:
    29016
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    23/11/1953
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:16:00 / 01:37:19:00
    Canister:
    53/90

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Regimental Sergeant Major Brittain" is Ronald Brittain.

    "Mrs Brittain" is Mildred Brittain.

    "Major General Gaffney" is Major General Edward Burke-Gaffney.

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