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  • Short Summary

    Duke of Connaught bids farewell and God Speed Rifle Brigade heading for the Near East.

  • Description

    The location of these events unknown.

    Full titles read: "The Duke of Connaught bids farewell and God Speed to the Rifle Brigade - of which he is Colonel-in-Chief."

    L/S of soldiers in long line waving their hats in the air and shouting (they appear to shouting Hip Hip Hooray!). L/S of the Duke of Connaught (Prince Arthur) shaking hands with senior military officials at station platform. Some good footage of the soldiers climbing aboard the train. M/S of soldier kissing his wife / girlfriend through the window of the train as it pulls out of the station. L/S of wives waving as the train pulls away.

    Note: Item relates to the problems in the Near East, Turkey / Dardanelles.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    284.14
    Media URN:
    23272
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    28/09/1922
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:53:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:49:00 / 01:18:42:00
    Canister:
    G 915

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