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Britain's Part in the Victory March: Representatives of the Army and R. A. F.—Including Women's Corps

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II INFANTRY OF THE SOUTHERN COMMAND : THE 3Ra ROYAL INNISKILLING FUSILIERS LEADING.


INFANTRY OF THE ALDERSHOT COMMAND: THE lsr BLACK WATCH LEADING.


ROYAL GARRISON ARTILLERY IN THE MALL : A HEAVY GUN DRAWN BY “HAIRIES.”


THE ROYAL AIR FORCE: REPRESENTATIVE DETACHMLNTS INCLUDING ” AIRSHIPS.” r “—- ]


-I, WOMEN IN THE VICTORY MARCH: A NURSING DETACHMENT, WIT MANY DECORATIONS.


IN CAPS OF LINCOLN GREEN : THE CONTINGENT OF THE WOMEN’S FORAGE CORPS.


F- LED BY LADY LONDONDERRY: THE CONTINGENT OF THE WOMEN’S LEGION.


WITH ANTI-AIRCRAFT GUN, TRENCH-MORTAR, PIGEON-LOFT, AND SEARCHLIGHT : EXHIBITION LORRIES.


_- i FOLLOWED BY THE JERSEY DETACHMENT AND THE AUSTRALIAN CONTINGENT WITH ITS BAND: TANKS CROSSING WESTMINSTER BRIDGE.


MASSED STANDARDS AND COLOURS OF BRITISH CAVALRY AND INFANTRY: A BRILLIANT SPLASH OF COLOUR IN THE LONG KHAKI LINE. i T . .


THE SCOTS GREYS ON THE MARCH: A PICTURESQUE SECTION OF CAVALRY OF THE LINE IN THE GREAT MILITARY PROCESSION THROUGH LONDON.


The Army was fully represented in the great Victory March. After the Generals, led by Sir Douglas Haig, and the massed colours, came sections of Artillery, Cavalry, and Engineers, followed by detachments from a large number of infantry battalions. These were succeeded by various other contingents in the following order : Machine Gun Corps ; Tank Corps, with tour Tanks ; Jersey Detachment; Australian, New Zealand, and South African Contingents, each with a detachment of Nurses; Soudanese; Anglo-South Americans; Labour Cors ; Four Ezhibition Lorries (with trench-mortar, searchlight, pigeon-loft, and anti-aircraft gun respectively); Royal Army Service Corps (including Horse Transport, Mechanical Transport, and Supply Details); 4


Women’s Legion; Women’s Forage Corps; Royal Army Medical Corps Field Ambulance ; Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service and Reserve; Territorial Force Nursing Service; Military Probationers; Almeric Paget Military Massage Corps ; Voluntary Aid Detachment ; Royal Army Ordnance Corps; Royal Army Veterinary Corps; Royal Army Chaplains’ Department; Army Pay Department; Military Police; and Queen Mary’s Auxiliary Army Corps. The representatives of the Indian Army who were to have taken part in the march were unfortunately unable to arrive in time. Their absence was much regretted.



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