A battalion of the Bedfordshire Regiment resting in the rear areas of the Western Front, autumn 1917.
An open air church parade with the battalion drawn up in hollow square. The battalion marches back to its billets led by its band. A posed group of men "who have been with the battalion since 1914". A further posed group of officers and men of the battalion who have received decorations. (Both groups indistinctly filmed.) Men draw sacks of rations from a dump. Mail is distributed to the men.