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    Item title reads: " "Good Luck -- & God Speed!". 1st Royal Dragoons leave for service in Egypt. Of course, the Regiment gander - went too!"

    Hounslow, Middlesex

    M/S field area at barracks with massed troops preparing and gathering kit amid vehicles. They march in formation in long lines, along the road, which looks like the country, not built up or suburban. At the station they wave their hats. Soldiers with kit bags laugh as they board a train. They have swords wrapped and strapped to their packs. They stand by the train carriages. Some have tin hats. A woman holds a toddler and a man kisses his father before he gets on the train. A line of soldiers pose, one holds their mascot, a goose.

    Note: Good shots of soldiers marching off and departing by train.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/10/1927
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    33399
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    700.24
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:25:00 / 01:35:01:00
    Canister:
    G 1438
    Sort Number:
    G 1438
  • Appears in...

    Categories
    War & Revolution
    WorkSpaces
    Rachel Groppi Groppi Patch 1 Egypt Archive
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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