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    Lady Pat's regiment goes home - the final farewell. Liverpool, Merseyside.

    Canadian troops departing from Liverpool on ship. Pathe says Lady Pat's Regiment -- don't know if they mean Princess Pat or if there's also some lady with the same name who also has a regiment. Anyway; film is a jumping around montage of shots -- of soldiers cheering and waving hats; DS soldiers boarding --going up ramp into ship; carrying all their gear./ sold man with medallion making speech. Large ship moving (various shots).

    Departure. World War One; homecoming.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1919
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:11:59:00 / 01:14:10:00
    ON 120 H
    Sort Number:
    ON 120 H
  • Appears in...

    War & Revolution
    Speke Hall Canada in WW1 My Great War WW1: Canada
  • Stills

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

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    I'm by no means an expert on WWI, but I believe "Lady Pat's Regiment" in this instance refers to Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry.

    I also think this is probably that regiment embarking for home on 8 March 1919. They left from Liverpool on the SS Carmania, and the shots of the ship at 00:37 appear to match photographs of that ship from that era.

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