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Title:HUNTING WITH THE 5TH NORTHAMPTONSHIRE REGIMENT [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 368/2
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: A horse-mounted patrol of the 5th Northamptonshire Regiment on a raid on the Goubellat Plain, Tunisia.
Description: The Commanding Officer Lieutenant-Colonel A Ainslie-Crook coming out of the office, ready for patrol. The Canadian Sergeant-Major P S M Dumais coming towards the CO with their horses. The Sergeant-Major receiving details of the patrol. The rest of the patrol horses are led out of the stables by their riders. The group set off on patrol. They travel down a small ravine. The patrol riding abreast, coming over the ridge and advancing into no man's land. They advance onto a farm with a pack mule carrying a 2-inch mortar and ammunition. The patrol passing through barbed wire. Waiting for orders to go out. Three riders who were stable boys and jockeys in peacetime: Private F Winwood from Birmingham, Lance-Corporal A Franklin from Northampton and Lance-Corporal M Chandler from Colville. One of the stable boys grooming the CO's horse. A collection of booty captured by the patrol. Sergeant-Major Dumais examining a German rifle.