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  • Short Summary

    Dorset Battalion going over & through obstacles on assault course & bayonet drill.

  • Description

    Hong Kong.

    Dope sheet refers to various people in the footage from the Dorset and Royal Norfolk regiment Jim Singer, Fred Wellman, Albert Brehaut, Burt Weymouth, Kenneth Lennin, Robert Jones, William Chase, Wilfred Man, Jack Martin, Jack Leonard, Frank Cawley, Sid Nightingale.

    Various shots of men of the Dorset Battalion going over and through obstacles on an assault course. CUs. Two men on ground, one aiming rifle, and one crawling. Soldier crawling through grass. One crawling at camera. Various shots, men crossing river. CUs. of rope. Shots of river crossing. LS. From outside camp area. CUs. of sentry on gate. CU. Shoulder flash. CU. Major V.A.S. Heald, DSO. MBE. MC. (Officer in charge of training). Royal Norfolks Camp: LS. Camp area - men doing Physical Training and battle training. LS. Chinese coolies in foreground - men on battle training. CUs. Chinese coolies looking on. LS. Men scaling ropes. CU. Instructor in charge of squad. MS. Soldier going up rope and over. CUs. Types looking on. Group of three. MS. Men going across rope. Various shots of men climbing rope and going over various obstacles. LS. Men doing P.T. CUs. of them marching off. GV. of P.T. ground and M.S. doing bayonet drill. LS. Camp area. MS. Sentry. CU. Soldier. CU. His shoulder flash - Norfolk. Three G.Vs of Tai-Po near the Chinese border.

    (Orig.Neg.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2628.13
    Media URN:
    78334
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1953
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:07:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:34:00 / 01:38:30:00
    Canister:
    UN 2669 A

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