• Short Summary

    The Devonshire Regiment is welcomed by people of Exeter on its return home from Kenya.

  • Description

    Exeter, Devon.

    Scenes as the First Battalion the Devonshire Regiment returns home after years spent abroad. GTV. Parade crossing Exeter bridge. CU. Children cheering. CU. Colours on parade. Marching feet (pan up to soldiers). CU. Banner "Old Comrades", pan to man with medals. SV. Parade lead by band passing Guildhall - on dais the Mayor, the Sheriff, Colonel of Regiment L.H.M. Westropp. SC. Ex-corporal Veale (a hero of the Somme) wearing V.C. (Victoria Cross). SV. Parade marching past Guildhall. SCU. Group on dais. SV. Parade Colours passing dais. SV. People clapping. SV. Parade.

    (Lav & Neg.) (Orig "C")

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    521.18
    Media URN:
    30704
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    02/05/1955
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:14:00 / 01:29:20:00
    Canister:
    55/35

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