Film ID:
YFA 5299

SALUTE THE SOLDIER WEEK, BEVERLEY (2)

1944

Visitor Tabs

Description

This is the second part of a film that shows some of the activities of the Salute the Soldier Week in Beverley during July 1st to the 8th.   This part shows an army gymnastics display and a demonstration of anti-aircraft guns.

There is a parade of army buglers in a field, watched by a crowd, followed by an army gymnastics display.  Then the watching crowd get up onto their feet, adults and children, and waltz around the field.  This is followed by a demonstration being put on by an anti-aircraft unit in the Market Square, with planes flying overhead.  When they have finished, some children climb onto the anti-aircraft guns.  Then follows some speeches being given by children and soldiers, and finally by the mayor.  A cheque is shown for £200.

The End.