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Title:ASTRA NEWS - HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN ELIZABETH II PRESENTS THE COLOUR TO NO.1 SCHOOL OF TECHNICAL TRAINING RAF HALTON [Main Title]
Film Number:AMY 928
Summary: No.1 School Of Technical Training receives their colour from HM The Queen. Airmen on parade inspected by HM from back of Land Rover. Brief history of Halton. Shots of families watching. Colour uncased and consecration service. Sgt Apprentice S.M.A. Hines receives the colour on behalf of No.1 STT. Commandant Air Cdre J.G.W. Westin hands colour to HM to present to Hines. Queen gives speech. Westin replies to HM speech. Colour marched past HM by apprentices of senior entry 63rd. Gp Capt Donald Finlay, a former Halton apprentice, was in charge of parade. Colour, escort and main parade march off past Queen. Massed Bands and Station Mascot (goat) are last to march off. Queen departs.