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King George V inspects Royal Marine cadets and officers at Deal 1917


IWM Archive Film: IWM 201

King George V inspects Royal Marine cadets and officers at Deal, 1917

The King, in Field Marshal's uniform, with a number of Royal Marine officers also in khaki, inspects the cadets.

Older cadets are drawn up on parade in blues for a drill demonstration. Another group does physical training. Young cadets march past the King and establishment staff at a table covered with Union Jacks (one upside down).

A posed group of the King with the staff. Cadets in blues on an assault training course.

The King presents medals to three officers of the Dover Patrol (Royal Navy) (not identified).

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