Egyptian troops take over from the Highland Light Infantry at the Citadel in Cairo, Egypt.
Item title reads - Union Jack is struck.
L/S of Citadel and panoramic view of Cairo. L/S British troops of Highland Light Infantry in the square. Men of the Egyptian army march in to replace them. General Allfrey gets out of his car and salutes. C/U of Egyptian army chief of staff Ferik Attallah Pasha arriving by car. He meets General Allfrey who hands over the keys of the Citadel to Ferik Attallah Pasha, both shake hands. C/U as the Union Jack is struck for last time. Various shots as it is lowered. Various shots of British troops marching away for the last time.