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  • Short Summary

    Bishop of Woolwich; with Brigadier T.F. Bushe; opening new church army hut.

  • Description

    Bishop of Woolwich Opens New Church Army Hut in Woolwich, London, 1916.

    Brigadier T.F. Bushe (robust white-haired man) and the Bishop (tall thin frail old man in black coat and top hat; with cane; like something from Dickens) followed by a few other military personnel; including a chaplain; walk past line of Army men. Same group walking across field; toward camera. Brigadier and Bishop (holding hat in hand) standing at doorway of the new hut; 2 young ladies beside them; and a boy behind. They head into the doorway.

    World War One; military; dedications; religion.

    G 391 A.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1856.12
    Media URN:
    71563
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1916
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:16:03:00 / 01:16:37:00
    Canister:
    ON 023 A

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "the Bishop" - his name is John Leeke.

    "Brigadier T.F. Bushe" is Thomas Francis Bushe.

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