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Other titles:THE BRITISH REGIMENTS [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: 1/1st Battalion, Hertfordshire Regiment resting in the rear areas of the Western Front, autumn 1917.
Description: A pan over the men resting by their tented camp. A bath parade for the men. Tins of stew and chunks of meat are distributed at the camp; and later this is given out cooked at the field kitchens to the men, who sit eating from their dixies. The men practise physical exercises. The tailors and bootmakers of the battalion work in the open repairing uniforms and boots. A posed group of several NCOs "who have won decorations". A final shot of the battalion Quartermaster with the Medical Officer, a US doctor.
Production Details: War Office Cinema Committee (Production sponsor)
Topical Film Company (Production company)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: British Army, Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Regiment, Bn 1/1 (regiment/service)
Keywords: operations, British military - routine (object name)
society, British military - hygiene (object name)
society, British military - sustenance (object name)
society, British military - friendship (object name)
society, United States military - friendship (object name)
Physical Characteristics: Colour format: B&W
Sound format: Silent
Soundtrack language: None
Title language: English
Subtitle language: English
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 422 ft; Running time: 7 mins
Notes: Summary: the Hertfordshire Regiment was unusual in that it was exclusively a Territorial Army regiment, technically part of the corps of the Bedfordshire Regiment. See also IWM 388 and the rest of the series