george v

george v

George V Reviews Indian Troops - London (1910-1919)

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King George V reviews Indian troops - London. Various shots troops parading under Admiralty Arch, some regiments white (wearing tropics uniforms) but most are Asian. Various shots Indian soldiers marching about field - probably grounds to Buckingham Palace. Indian and British soldiers on steps of Buckingham Palace. More shots parade, ambulances and crowds follow at end of parade. Parade passes Cenotaph, some soldiers hold up banners with places where they have served - e.g. Palestine and France. King George V and Queen Mary present medals to Indian officers on steps of Buckingham Palace, Indian and English dignitaries watch. Pan over soldiers standing to attention in grounds of Palace. CU Gurkha. More shots medal presentation (out of focus). Troops give three cheers. King takes salute at march past by Indian troops. More shots parade: troops going into Buckingham Palace, passing Victoria Memorial. Panning shot Indian women sitting on curb watching parade pass. Parade going down the Mall. Soldiers parading in grounds of Palace. General shots parade. VS soldiers milling about grounds of palace at Royal garden party. Nice shots Sikh soldiers looking at each other's medals, in other shots we see Gurkhas sitting on ground smoking cigarettes. Note: this is one of two versions of ON 386 A, for shorter version please see film id 2452.01. FILM ID:2450.42