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  • Short Summary

    Boys Look at roll of honour - entire village enlists.

  • Description

    A village roll of honour at Chew Magna, Somerset, where every eligible man turned up. Chew Magna, Somerset.

    At Chew Magna; in Somerset; every eligible man in the village has joined up. Opens with shot of a few boys looking at Roll of Honour - lists of names of those who joined -- at top; European War 1914. A young boy finds name -- maybe father's -- on list; points to it. CU same. Boy points at name. Other boy points at another name. CU Sign over door 'Not once, or twice, in our rough Island story, The path of Duty was the road to Glory.'

    Pride; patriotism; children; volunteers. World War One. Enlistment. Home front.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1912.16
    Media URN:
    73100
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1916 - 1920
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:21:00 / 01:14:53:00
    Canister:
    ON 126 O

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