• Short Summary

    Troops of the Grenadier Guards set sail for duty in Egypt.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Southampton. 'Bon Voyage And Good Luck!' 1st Batt. Grenadier Guards leave for service in Cairo."

    Southampton, Hampshire.

    LS of troops walking up gangplank onto troopship. A military band play in the foreground.

    More shots of soldiers of the First Battalion of the Grenadier Guards walking along docks carrying kitbags. They walk up the gangplank.

    Shots of troops leaning over edge of ship.

    The band plays 'Auld Lang Syne' as the ship sails away from the dock. The troops wave as they leave for duty in Egypt.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    753.01
    Media URN:
    8093
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    17/11/1930
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:01:00 / 01:01:54:00
    Canister:
    30/49

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