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    Colonial Military Ceremony in Exeter, Devon.

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    Australians at Exeter, Devon.

    A colonial ceremonial military extravaganza which is fairly long and involved. Old general makes speech. Is presented with Australian flag; which he has trouble unfurling. Australians march in parade.

    A lady and some soldiers going from car into building; crowd in BG and flags flying. Outdoor ceremony: CU Australian soldier with Australian flag. CU New Zealand soldier with NZ flag. CU another soldier from British Empire country - anyway a flag with Union Jack in top left; and what looks like a big white circle on rest.

    Priest on platform speaking. British Soldiers waving their hats as in a 'Hip Hip Hooray' cheer. Pan across Anzac soldiers lining up. Other group marches down road with rifles; turn left. Australians wearing long coats march - some have casts on arms; etc. Group of soldiers with white bands round hats march down road.

    Then an assorted group with a lot of elderly men; the long robe and sceptre and funny hat and powdered wig. Group of various men chat and inspect troops lined up in park.

    World War One. Ceremony.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    hd format:
    2K at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:19:00 / 01:19:23:00
    ON 103 O

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