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Fife and Forfar Yeomanry
Fife and Forfar Yeomanry

Fife and Forfar Yeomanry 1914

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Fife and Forfar Yeomanry 1914

1 mins United Kingdom

At the outbreak of WWI the Fife and Forfar Yeomanry regiment began an intensive year-long training period to prepare them for the Front. This arresting newsreel footage shows the 'Fifes', mounted and armed with machine guns, performing tactical exercises in the otherwise peaceful countryside - possibly around Huntingdon in Cambridgeshire, where they spent two months training in the autumn of 1914.

Genres

Non-Fiction

Tags

Military training World War I Trench warfare Fireshire and Forfarshire Yeomanry Artillery

Collection

1914 on Film

Released

1914

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Production company

Topical Film Company

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