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Title:MEMBERS OF THE ROYAL NAVAL RESERVE (RNR) AND ROYAL MARINES RESERVE (RMR) AT MINLEY TRAINING AREA, 15 JULY 1998 [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 6615
Other titles:ROYAL NAVY VIDEOS: 1990s [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Scenes at Minley Training Area near Aldershot during the Reserve Forces Experience, July 1998
Description: (Tape 1) Interviews with Wrens in the RNR: Leading Wren Wendy Whitney (from HMS Vivid), Elaine Luxton, Miriam (?) Carney and Jane Ireland. Members of the RNR in marquee talk with interested members of the public and a senior army officer. Visitors (including officers) are fitted with lifejackets by Royal Marines reservists before being taken in an M2 raft into the water to watch displays.
(Tape 2) Demonstrations at Minley, including Gemini rigid raiders in action, plus Royal Marines rapid roping from a helicopter and establishing a position on an islet. Camera position is from M2 floating raft. Woman Reservist describes what is happening. Shots of survival demonstration in woodland; senior officers talk with reservists in full combat gear. Interviews with participants, including Lieutenant Roger Brown RMR City of London, Michael McCorquodale RMR Glasgow and Marine Ian Whiterod from Bexley, interspersed with posed shots of camouflaged soldier in gilly suit and of Marine woodland patrol.