Militia [Cavalry camp]

Accession Number F01919
Collection type Film
Measurement 55 sec
Object type Newsreel
Physical description 35mm/b&w/sound
Maker Movietone News
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne, Broadmeadows
Date made c 1939
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Unlicensed copyright


Movietone News extract on a Milita cavalry camp. The 2nd Division training at Broadmeadows, Victoria. Engaged in occupation exercises and mimic war manoeuvres. Lord Gowrie takes the salute at the grand parade. The commentator states that mechanization is important but this does not lessen the need for the Light Horse.