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  • Short Summary

    The 1st Battalion of the South Staffords returns home to Walsall after 19 years service overseas, and is welcomed with civic reception. West Midlands.

  • Description

    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.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    804.09
    Media URN:
    18626
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    30/09/1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:40:00 / 01:12:30:00
    Canister:
    G 1646

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