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  • Short Summary

    The Border regiment parade in old fashioned uniform with drums captured in the Peninsular War.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Bordon Camp. 'The Trooping of the French Drums' - The Border Regiment 'the old 34th Foot' celebrate 121st anniversary of their gallant victory at Arroyo-Dos-Molinos in the Peninsular War."

    Bordon Camp, Hampshire.

    Soldiers of the Border Regiment dressed in uniforms of the Peninsular War parade in front of drums captured from the French during the conflict. The men pick up the drums and march forward with them.

    The men carrying the old French drums march in parade with members of their Regimental band.

    The young soldier (he may even be a boy) leading the old fashioned drummers shows off his skills with a baton.

    The soldiers show off they're cross marching skills.

    Sound Track Missing.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    687.38
    Media URN:
    5252
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    31/10/1932
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:45:19:00 / 01:46:40:00
    Canister:
    32/87

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