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    Lusitania memorial. Liverpool, Merseyside.

    World War One; home front. Gift of ambulances & Lusitania memorial; given by children (?) Ceremony taking place outside Cunard shipping line offices: pan along rows of little girls in sailor suits; with some adults behind them; and tall wood frame building in background; Red Cross emblem on either side of steps; continue to pan on kids; little boys also in sailor suits. Shot of centre of crowd again; with steps to platform.

    Same; with priest/vicar reading something; men take their hats off and the priest says a prayer; blesses the donations; etc. CU some of the small boys; all reciting something in unison from papers they hold--cute. CU front view of ambulance. CU more boys in sailor suits; one holding flag; and the rest with rifles (and these kids are 12 years old tops) standing in front of the ambulance. Youth organisations.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Media URN:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:24:00 / 01:15:40:00
    ON 029 G
    Sort Number:
    ON 029 G
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    War & Revolution Religion & Politics
    Lusitania Lusitania Speke Hall Lusitania HL WW1 Ambulances WW1: Red Cross
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    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

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