The first of the main body of troops are leaving Kenya. The 2nd Bat. Scots?
ROLL NUMBER 1.
Various shots of Sgt. and Mrs. Brown of the Scots Guards packing up their home before leaving for Britain. Together with them is their little seven year old daughter Fiona who is seen packing her doll into a case. Shot of pans lined up in military fashion ready for packing.
In the barracks the soldiers packing their cases and boxes before their departure.
Boxes in the sergeants mess containing the mess silver.
ROLL NUMBER 2.
I haven't shot this roll as yet but it will show families ready at the airport to board the plane, and unless there is anything out of the ordinary it will be self explanatory.
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Background: The first of the main body of troops are leaving Kenya. The 2nd Bat. Scots Guards are due to leave by air for England tonight, together with their families. This is the real start of the 'run down' of British troops stationed in Kenya, and it will be completed by the 12th Dec. - one year after Kenya's independence. Leaving behind them will be one of the finest military barracks in the world, which has just been completed. Kahawa is a self contained town and it is believed that it will be converted into a technical train establishment when it is handed over to the Kenya Government on that date. It is part of the GBP60,000,000 grant that Britain made to Kenya some two months ago.