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    British troops leave Bombay.

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    Two soldiers of the Somerset Light Infantry hold gifts from Indians, a painting and a model of the Gateway of India. Major General Whistler receives Indian Tricolour and drapes it over the painting. Troops of the Somerset Light Infantry. M.S. Governor of Bombay on saluting base. C.U. Major General Whistler speaking. M.S. Whistler making farewell speech. Side view of him speaking. Indian flag flying.

    L.S. Ditto. L.S. Governor of Bombay speaking. M.S. Side view of ditto. L.S. Front view of ditto. MS. Distinguished visitors. M.S. Union Jack and Indian Tricolour. M.S. Governor Gen. of Bombay shakes hands with Maj Gen. Whistler. L.S. General view of Ditto. C.E. Maj Gen. and Mrs Whistler. M.S. Two soldiers marching off with regimental gifts. M.S. Governor of Bombay on saluting base.

    L.S. Somerset light infantry marching through the Gateway of India. Maj Gen. Whistler with British and Indian staff officers taking the salute. Maj Gen. Whistler with British and Indian staff officers. Maj Gen. Whistler with small Indian child.

    Pinnace taking model of Gateway of India to ship. Guard of Honour posted around model. Aboard the launch taking service personnel out to the trooper. S.C.U. W.V.S. girl on launch. C.E. Ditto. M.S. Waving shore wards. L.S. crowds waving goodbye. L.S. Gateway of India from the sea.

    L.S. crowds, from the sea. L.S. Gateway of India and skyline from the sea. M.S. launch approaching the "Empress of Australia". M.S. Maj Gen. Whistler climbs gangway of "Empress of Australia". Nurses and W.V.S climbing gangway. L.S. Trooping the colour aboard troopship. M.S. Ditto. C.E. Back view of painting and model going aboard. Going into storage aboard ship. C.E. Maj Gen. Whistler. M.S. Troops aboard ship. M.S. Ditto. M.S. Ditto. C.E. Painting.

    Bombay India. Mute Lav.

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    Film ID:
    2425.10
    Media URN:
    76725
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1948
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:32:31:00 / 01:36:35:00
    Canister:
    UN 1919 E

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