At Wessex Film and Sound Archive you can see and hear history, from late Victorian times to the present day, through moving images and sound recordings. The Archive contains over 36,000 film and sound recordings relating to Hampshire, the Isle of Wight, Berkshire, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire, including film and tapes of local TV and radio.
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Aldershot Military Parade
Cavalry, infantry and the Women's Auxilliary Army Corp are on parade in the Hampshire town of Aldershot in this short film from the fifties
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This film opens with cavalry officers riding onto a open field where, in the distance, a huge line-up of soldiers can be seem standing to attention. We then see a small group of soldiers marching along carrying regimental flags, after which the parade begins. Cavalry officers ride past, followed by armoured vehicles and infantry regiments. We also see regimental bands march past as well as a column of uniformed women marchers from the Women's Auxilliary Army Corps.