• Short Summary

    Civilians recruited to join British Army during World War I (WWI, First World War 1914-1918).

  • Description

    ENGLAND: London:
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    Crowd of men gathered in streets as mounted policemen ride through / New British Army recruits (in uniform) being trained in marching performing drill / Officer instructing squadron of new recruits as man leaves line and marches to table where three officers are sitting and officer follows him / New Army recruits signing papers at table / Military parade on street as military band leads the way followed by soldiers carrying kit bags / Crowd of people lining streets / Parade / Men standing on pavement in queue outside Army Recruiting Office, recruiting Posters on wall - 'Each Recruit... Quicker Peace' / New recruits collecting uniforms from officers sitting at table / Crowd marching with banners / Group of new British Army recruits march out from doorway and perform drill standing at attention, at ease and about turn before marching away / Line of youths in civilian dress carrying uniform over their arms march past line of soldiers and through double doors / Squadron of soldiers marching along, each carrying a white handkerchief / Recruits marching down road carrying white handkerchiefs, traffic in background (horse-drawn and motorised vehicles) / Queue of men outside Army Recruiting office
    Background: Civilians recruited to join British Army during World War I (WWI, First World War 1914-1918).

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4ZY6KUIFTLQG7U64848U1PHCQ
    Media URN:
    VLVA4ZY6KUIFTLQG7U64848U1PHCQ
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1914
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:42:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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