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    Full title reads: "Homeward Bound! Happy boys of the Shotley Boys' Naval Barracks leave for home and the holidays.

    Harwich, Essex.

    M/S of steam boat passing quayside, the open deck is crowded with British Navy cadets. They wave their hats and cheer at camera. M/S of boys getting off boat and on to quay, each carries a duffle bag. M/S of boys on quayside. C/U of cadet in Naval Uniform and the words - HMS Ganges - on his hat. M/S of boys walking down quayside. M/S of crowd of boys waiting on platform of Harwich Town train station. M/S of boys cheering from carrage windows at train pulls away from station. The boys are returning to families for Christmas holidays.

    Note: my family home is in background of shot of train station! AH 2001.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    20/12/1926
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    26506
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    662.04
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:06:45:00 / 01:08:15:00
    Canister:
    G 1356
    Sort Number:
    G 1356
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    Categories
    War & Revolution
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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