The 1st Battalion of the South Staffords returns home to Walsall after 19 years service overseas, and is welcomed with civic reception. West Midlands.
Item title reads - The old 38th Regiment of Foot (in 1705). Walsall accords civic reception to its "own" Regiment - the 1st Battalion of the South Staffords, home again after 19 years service overseas. Walsall, West Midlands.
L/S as the regiment marches down the street behind the band, crowds stand and watch. L/S as the camera pans across the regiment lined up in front of a platform containing town officials, the mayor looks to be making a speech. L/S as they all take their hats off and give three cheers, then put them back on again.