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  • Short Summary

    Troops of the 17/21st Lancers board a troopship in Southampton to start voyage to Egypt.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Southampton. Bon voyage and good luck! The 17/21st Lancers, the famous 'Death or Glory' boys, leave in troopship 'Nevassa' for Egypt."

    Southampton, Hampshire.

    Soldiers in desert helmets line up on dockside carrying kit bags. Pan across to show soldiers walking up gangway onto troopship.

    Rifles and sabres / swords are handed up the gangplank by a human chain of troops. There are some children and women on board - possibly army families following the soldiers posting.

    Shots of soldiers crowding on deck of ship. Shots of soldiers waving goodbye and cheering as the ship leaves port.

    Shots of troopship steaming out of port.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    743.24
    Media URN:
    7781
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/09/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:37:00 / 01:41:13:00
    Canister:
    30/34

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