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ID number F07533
Title 1 Battalion pre-embarkation parade, shipboard scenes, arrival in Korea DPR/S/10
Collection Film
Object type To be confirmed
Places made
  • Japan: Kaitachi;
  • Japan: Kure;
  • Korea: Inchon;
Date made March 1952
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Measurement 4 min 23 sec
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Access Open

Description

At a 1 RAR parade held in Japan on 28 March 1952, the Commander in Chief British Commonwealth Force Korea, 36 (VX38969) Lieutenant General William Bridgeford took the general salute. After inspecting the parade he took the salute at the Battalion march past. At Kure Japan, part of the unit's vehicles and troops were embarked on RASCV 'Reginald Kerr' (LST) and were transported to Korea. This element of 1 RAR arrived at Ichon late on the night of 1 April 1952 and commenced unloading vehicles at 0800 next morning. Other identified personnel are: 1 RAR bandsmen Side Drummer 2/5088 Private R J Drinkwater, (bass Drummer unknown) & Side Drummer 2/3360 Private C H Parmenter.


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