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  • Short Summary

    Cavalry recruits in training jump over fences in a park.

  • Description

    Training Cavalry Recruits.

    Location of events unknown - London?

    Soldiers on horseback in rows in a park. They practice keeping in straight rows while turning (something they haven't mastered yet). Next they train at jumping - as officer sitting on horse watches; they jump over a barrier one at a time; while keeping their arms crossed and raised chest high; to learn balance & keep their arms free.

    Modified WPA record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2328.01
    Media URN:
    66038
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:00:49:00
    Canister:
    ON 191 C

Comments (1)

  1. martin tabony says

    It would appear that the horses have black head kit with a white brow band. If that is the case then these would be Household Cavalry as all other regiments used a 1902 pattern brown leather head kit

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