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  • Short Summary

    General Northey speaks to crowds in Epsom.

  • Description

    Titles read: 'Epsom. General Northey - who cleared German East Africa, welcomed home.'

    Surrey.

    Ceremonies honouring General Edward Northey (Northie?). CU General giving a speech; with a Union Jack on a pole next to him; a hotel in BG. He wears a monocle. DS looking at a crowd of people; both civilian and military; gathered in the street and listening to the speaker on platform; decorated with flags.

    Northey had also served in the Boer War; after First World War he became governor of Kenya. German East Africa later became the British colony Tanganyika; then the independent nation Tanzania.

    World War One. Military; British Army; colonialism.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1908.14
    Media URN:
    72951
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:19:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:12:24:00 / 01:12:43:00
    Canister:
    ON 106 N

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