HOME GUARD PARADE AND DEMONSTRATION GIVEN ON MAY 16TH 1943 BY 41ST (TIPTON) BATTALION SOUTH STAFFORDSHIRE HG ON THE OCCASION OF THE 3RD ANNIVERSARY OF ITS FORMATION [Main Title]
Silent account (with captions) showing the anniversary parade by members of 41st (Tipton) Battalion South Staffs Home Guard.
The inspection and salute are taken by Colonel C H Woodhouse OBE MC accompanied by the Mayor of Tipton. Demonstrations show how the Guard has developed over the three years since the setting up of the Local Defence Volunteers through to the formation of 41st Battalion. Final sequence shows a staged, successful attack on a German sandbagged emplacement by assault and motorcycle troops (this sequence is enhanced by cut-in shots of paper maps).