Opening of Drill Hall

1936 , Manningtree (Essex)

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The Inspection of soldiers in Manningtree, Essex.

A parade of soldiers being inspected and then the camera pans along a line of officers. Sir Francis Whitmore, the Lord Lieutenant of Essex, and Lt. Col. W.L. Ridley, Commander of the 5th Battalion the Essex Regiment (T.A.), are seen talking.

Featured Buildings

The Drill Hall, Manningtree, Essex.

Featured Events

The opening of the drill hall at Manningtree in Essex, 1936

Background Information

Lt. Col. Charles Attfield Brooks was commissioned as Second Lieutenant in the 5th Battalion the Essex Regiment (T.A.) and on its formation in 1939 was appointed second-in-command, and served with in Africa and the Middle East. He held many official posts in Essex, and was also an authority on John Constable.

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Opening of Drill Hall

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    INV274862
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