[AUCKLAND REGIMENT 1927]

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The march past of troops including the Duke of York's guard of honour on the occasion of the visit of Major-General Young OCNZ Forces. Probably filmed at Ngaruawahia.

000:01 “The splendid training ground in the Waikato is the largest permanent camp in the Dominion and the whole of the force of the northern command go 'under canvas' there each year.”
000:09 “The Auckland Regiment is 1,600 strong with Lieut-Colonel EG Fraser in command and Captain Villar, MC, South Wales Borderers as adjutant.”
000:17 “On the Parade Ground, march past of troops, including the Duke of Yorks guard of honor, on the occasion of the visit of Major-General Young, OCNZ Forces.”
000:28 LS Shots of troops on parade.
000:56 “Major-General Young speaks to the troops on the occasion of his official inspection.”
001:02 WS Pan left to show troops sitting and relaxing while being addressed by Major-General Young.
001:16 LS Troops march and advance toward camera.
001:28 “Not Drill. Lads of the Regiment try conclusions with a limber.”
01:32 LS Team of soldiers pull loaded wagon.
001:36 “Mounting the Guard ... a smart display.”
002:23 “Signallers at drill with the Heliograph. Note the message being flashed from the distant hill.”
002:40 Last pic frame.

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Year 1927

Reference number F10475

Collection Film and Video Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Actuality

Duration 0:02:40

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