• Short Summary

    1st Royal Bershire Regiment came to Cyprus from Malta early last December. They had recently?

  • Description


    MS Band and Drums march into Nicosia in easterly direction.



    MS Ditto marching in northerly direction.



    LS Audience, mostly families and friends of Regiment.



    MS children among audience.



    LS Band and Drums playing Slow March, "Kandahar".



    MS Cypriot onlookers on Moat wall.



    CU Babies in prams among audience.



    CU Soldiers sitting on roofs trucks to get better view.



    MS of Band and Drums playing quick march "Stand Firm".



    CU Music catches small boy's attention.



    MS and CU Band Leader W. Freeth.



    MS and CU Drummers.



    CU O.C. Colonel R.G.C. Bromhead takes salute before Regimental March



    "The Dashing White Sergeant" is Played.



    MS during playing Regimental March.



    CU VIPs among audience (senior officers and wives).



    Marching off.




    Initials



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: 1st Royal Bershire Regiment came to Cyprus from Malta early last December. They had recently returned from service in Malaya and were due to Germany when they diverted to Malta as a result the Suez action. This week (ending 27.7.1957) has been Regiman for Berks, their first in Cyprus and probably last as a regimen to amalgamation with Wilts. The ceremony was held in the Nicosia between walls of old city and new.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA6WXOB64IHUGINIXV20EN0BDYP
    Media URN:
    VLVA6WXOB64IHUGINIXV20EN0BDYP
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    27/07/1957
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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