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Other titles:THE BRITISH REGIMENTS [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: 1st Battalion, the Cheshire Regiment, in rear areas of the Western Front, autumn 1917.
Description: The battalion marches past its senior officer (face not visible, possibly not the commanding officer) led by its band. Battalion rations are brought up in two-man containers and stew is shovelled from these into the men's mess tins. The men sit among flowers at the edge of a wood, talking and eating. A paper-seller makes his rounds among them. A portrait shot of Private T A Jones VC serving with the battalion.
Production Details: War Office Cinema Committee (Production sponsor)
Topical Film Company (Production company)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Jones, T A (person)
British Army, Cheshire Regiment, 1st Battalion (regiment/service)
Keywords: operations, British military - domestic (object name)
society, British military - routine (object name)
journalism and record, British - press (object name)
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 295 ft; Running time: 5 mins
Notes: Title: this is taken from the shotsheet
Summary: see also IWM 388 and the rest of the series
Remarks: valueless as a record of a specific battalion, consisting of a series of uninteresting stockshots