CAMERONIANS STAND DOWN

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Places:

  • Lanarkshire

Subjects:

  • Celebrations, traditions and customs
  • Ceremonies
  • Military

Genres:

  • Amateur

Decade:

  • 1960s

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Title: CAMERONIANS STAND DOWN

Reference number: 5764

Date: 1968, May 14

Sound: silent

Original format: 16mm

Colour: bw

Fiction: non-fiction

Running time: 2.45 mins

Description: The disbandment parade of the 1st battalion The Cameronians (Scottish Rifles), on 14th May, 1968.

Formerly titled "[CAMERONIANS HAND DOWN]".

Information about the circumstances of the Cameronian's disbandment is available at: http://www.cameronians.org/. [Last accessed 11/08/2017]

Shotlist: gvs of lone Police Officer walking up street [Douglas], followed by Cameronian Scottish Rifles Pipe Band (wearing kilts) and Battalion of Cameronian Scottish Rifles soldiers (wearing tartan trousers) (1.06) gvs of soldiers standing to attention in field, three ministers walk past them (1.34) side on view of soldiers holding hats to their chest and then raising them in the air three times (salute) (1.38) gvs of ministers talking and conducting ceremony, shot men facing the ruin of the old castle Douglas ("Castle Dangerous"). [Salute taken by the then Earl of Angus, the 14th Duke of Hamilton] (2.45)