Salute the Soldier – A Cavalcade of the British Army

  • Opening Night: 19 June 1944
  • Performance: 24 June 1944
  • Genre: Soldier

1. Overture – Orchestra conducted by Lieutenant H. A. Carruthers, RNVR
2. The Prologue – spoken by Elsie Percival
3. ?The Muster? – Army Personnel
4. 1415 ? ?Agincourt? – Company
5. ?It Was Always So? – Company
6. 1588 ? ?Tilbury? – Company
7. 1645 ? ?The Birth of An Army? – Company
8. 1680 ? ?What’s In A Name?? – Leslie Strange, Hilda Meacham, Pte. A. Moore
9. ?Explanations? – Company
10. 1759 ? ?Wolfe at Quebec? – Company
11. ?Before The Ball? – Leslie Strange
12. 1815 ? ?Brussels Ball? – Company
13. The Last Square at Waterloo – Army Personnel
14. Boer War Medley
15. Past Favorites – Company
16. 1890 ? ?Victoria Regina? – Heath Joyce and Hilda Meacham
17. 1914 – ?August 6th? – Leslie Strange
18. 1914-1918 ? ?A Railway Station? – Company
19. A Trench Scene – Company
20. The Voice of Mr. Lloyd George – Leslie Strange
21. The British Legion
22. ?A Commentary? – spoken by Elsie Percival
23. A Troopship – Company
24. Finale ? ?Salute The Soldier? – Company

  • Performance Times: 17:10 and 19:25
  • Notes: The War Office presents (in association with The National Savings Committee) 'Salute The Soldier by Lending to your Country all you possibly can during Birmingham's Salute The Soldier Week'