AASC troops training at Keswick Barracks, South Australia

Accession Number F10282
Collection type Film
Measurement 12 min
Object type Home movie
Physical description 16 mm/b&w/silent
Maker Unknown
Place made Australia: South Australia, Adelaide, Keswick
Date made 1940
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Australian Army Service Corps (AASC) troops in training at Keswick Barracks, South Australia 1940. Shows soldiers wearing full webbing and helmets on parade Inspection by commanding officer and march past. Soldiers in slouch hats on parade drill. Various types of physical training showing men, running, boxing, using skipping ropes, Medicine balls and exrecising with .303 rifles. Demonstrationof unarmed combat showing unarmed trainer disarming soldier with a baynot and then aonther with a pistol. A tug of war match on an oval. Prize giving to the winning team. Back at the parade ground showing soldiers wearing with slouch hats. NCos entering the AASC Sreageants mess. A soldier with a 16mm camera filming. Physical exercise on the parade ground.

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