House damaged in air raid, Colchester.
Various shots house damaged in air raid during World War One (possibly 1917). Soldier & civilian man stand in front of rubble. Pan to show wood, bricks and overturned pram. Shot of back of damaged house - slates are coming off kitchen roof, above a soldier looks out of window with no glass.
CU officer pointing cane at tree to show splintered wood on trunk - result of the blast. Other men in civilian dress stand beside him. Same officer and a woman in uniform (from one of the women's auxiliary services?) digging hole, other civilians watch.
American cataloguer's note: no information as to whether raid was by Zeppelin or by Gotha bomber aeroplane.