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Banstead's Volunteer Services Celebrate Armistice Day and Other Events

Banstead's civil defenders are out in force in this compilation of events from the town's calendar - featuring a Drum Service, a cricket match and Armistice day processions.

Amateur film 1941 19 mins Silent

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A Drum Service is followed by rare colour footage of Home Guard and ATC cadets on parade in Banstead on Empire Day. These scenes are followed by a cricket match and a number of Armistice Day ceremonies showing civil defence and military personnel marching with members of the British Legion to the War Memorial. Also seen is the presentation of a mobile canteen to women of the British Legion at Guildford's Stoke Park, as well as an outdoor United Youth Service and salute.