1st Armoured Regiment Cambrai Parade


1st Armoured Regiment Cambrai Parade (1.16 mins)

Australian Army soldiers from 1st Armoured Regiment held a parade at RAAF Base Edinburgh, South Australia, on 20 November 2017 to mark the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Cambrai. The parade featured 1st Armoured Regiment soldiers and armoured vehicles, including tanks, light armoured vehicles and armoured personnel carriers. The parade also provided an opportunity to celebrate the Regiment's arrival to South Australia, having recenty relocated from their 22-year home at Robertson Barracks in Darwin. The Battle of Cambrai, fought between 20 November and 7 December 1917, was the first battle in history involving the use of tanks en masse. Each year Commonwealth and allied armoured regiments around the world commemorate this momentous battle now known as Cambrai Day.

Publish Date 22 Nov 2017
Tags V20170517
Thumbnail: 1st Armoured Regiment Cambrai Parade