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Other titles:COLONEL HODGKINSON - SOUTH EAST ASIA COMMAND [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Amateur film showing close-ups of various British soldiers in Burma and a some Burmese.
Description: The first soldier wears a beret with metal cap badge, his shoulder flash is of two (white) crossed keys on a black background, the 1st Battalion Royal Berkshire Regiment, part of the 2nd Infantry Division. The next soldier wears a bush hat and has a red on his epilet, his shoulder flash is not visible. The next has a shoulder flash of a black cat with arched back and tail raised, on a khaki background (17th Indian Division). The next two soldiers wear bush hats with a rectangular badge depicting a white and red circle linked, 36th Infantry Division. No badges are visible on the next soldier. A close-up of a soldier wearing a beret with a gold (metal) crest of a laurel with a central figure behind a cross (the Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders). The next soldier wears a bush hat and has a shoulder flash of a red spot on a black background (5th Indian Division). The next soldier has a red rectangular shoulder flash but the whole badge is not visible. The next is wearing a bush hat and has a shoulder flash showing a golden chinthe (the Chindits). On his epaulette is R. SIGS. (Royal Signal Corps).
Four Burmese tribesmen?, two with spears, one with his hair tied in a knot in the front of his turban. Close-up of a Burmese man in military unform with his hair tied in a knot at the front of his turban. Close-up of two Bumese soldiers. Close-up of a Burmese officer.
Production Details: Hodgkinson, Frank Outram (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: British Army, Royal Berkshire Regiment (Princess Charlotte of Wales's), 1st Battalion (regiment/service)
British Army, Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders, 1st Battalion (regiment/service)
British Army, Royal Corps of Signals (regiment/service)
Indian Army, 17th Indian Division (regiment/service)
British Army, 36th Division (regiment/service)
Indian Army, 5th Indian Division (regiment/service)
Indian Army, 3rd Indian Division (Chindits) (regiment/service)