• Short Summary

    CADETS FROM EIGHT OVERSEAS COUNTRIES WERE AMONG 107 CADETS WHO WERE COMMISSIONED AT A SPECIAL PARADE AT MONS OFFICER CADET SCHOOL, ALDERSHOT TODAY (FRIDAY).

  • Description

    1.
    GV CADETS ASSEMBLE ON PARADE GROUND
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    2.
    SV OFFICER CADET WALKS AHEAD OF GENERAL BLACKER ON INSPECTION
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    3.
    CU AFRICAN (2 SHOTS)
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    4.
    SCU PAN. GENERAL BLACKER DURING INSPECTION
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    5.
    LV & GV INSPECTION CONTINUES
    0.31

    6.
    SV GUESTS WATCH
    0.32

    7.
    SV GENERAL BLACKER PRESENTS OFFICER'S CANE
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    8.
    SCU AFRICAN ARMY OFFICERS WATCH
    0.47

    9.
    LV & CU CADETS MARCH PAST IN QUICK TIME
    0.58

    10.
    SV CADETS MARCH OFF IN SLOW TIME
    1.02

    11.
    CU PAN. AFRICAN CADET MARCHES PAST
    1.11



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: CADETS FROM EIGHT OVERSEAS COUNTRIES WERE AMONG 107 CADETS WHO WERE COMMISSIONED AT A SPECIAL PARADE AT MONS OFFICER CADET SCHOOL, ALDERSHOT TODAY (FRIDAY). MAJOR GENERAL G.H. BLACKER, GENERAL OFFICER COMMANDING 3RD DIVISION WAS INSPECTING OFFICER.

    TWENTY-FIVE OF THE CADETS WILL GO TO OVERSEAS FORCES AS FOLLOWS: KENYA ARMY, EIGHT; MALAWI ARMY, FOUR; TANZANIA PEOPLE'S DEFENCE FORCE, THREE; ROYAL SIERRE LEONE MILITARY FORCES, THREE; ZAMBIA DEFENCE FORCE, THREE; ROYAL BRUNEI MALAY REGIMENT, TWO; KUWAIT ARMY, ONE, AND FEDERAL REGULAR ARMY SOUTH ARABIA, ONE.

    THE SCHOOL COMMANDANT, BRIGADIER J.B.A. GLENNIE, ACCOMPANIED MAJOR-GENERAL BLACKER ON HIS INSPECTION TO THE MUSIC OF THE ROYAL ARTILLERY MOUNTED BAND. FRIENDS AND RELATIVES WATCHING BY THE PARADE GROUND WERE WELL WRAPPED UP IN THE NEAR-FREEZING WEATHER.\
    MAJOR-GENERAL BLACKER PRESENTED THE SILVER MOUNTED OFFICER'S CANE TO THE SENIOR UNDER OFFICER E.D. HOTHAM, WHO WILL GO THE 15/19TH THE KING'S ROYAL HUSSARS.

    UNDER OFFICER FOR THE NO. 1 PLATOON AT THE PARADE WAS H.C. LUPOGO, OF THE TANZANIA PEOPLE'S DEFENCE FORCES.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA7P8A1SXYH5D667E2362XY10KY
    Media URN:
    VLVA7P8A1SXYH5D667E2362XY10KY
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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