Armistice day memorial service and parade in Manchester.
Full title reads: "Thousands attend deeply impressive service in Manchester".
Armistice Day, Lancashire, Greater Manchester.
Panning M/S of a row of disabled World War One veterans in wheelchairs. Panning shot of dignitaries on platform in front of city hall; includes mayor of Manchester, bishop of Manchester (William Temple), several army officers and policemen wearing medals.
L/S of memorial, tilt down to show wreaths around base. Pan to show troop of British Navy sailors / sea cadets marching past. M/S of military procession passing memorial; army brass band and several platoons of soldiers. Good M/S of ex-servicemen with medals pinned to civilian suits marching past.
Cuts / out takes start at 01:49:08. M/S of soldier with head bowed and rifle pointing downwards, in front of memorial. Panning shot of soldiers holding regimental flags standing to attention. Various shots ex-servicemen walking behind signs of their old regiments; '23rd Bantams' is one of them. Panning shot of crowds observing minute silence: servicemen, ex-servicemen and bereaved families. Otherwise, shots same as those in edited bit of item.
Note: regional variations of story for Liverpool, Leeds, Cardiff, Newcastle, Birmingham and Dublin all exists in G 1346. Also for Cenotaph memorial service - see ARMISTICE DAY 1926 also in G 1346.