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  • Short Summary

    Officer cadets for the Irish Army receive their commissions from the Minister of Defence.

  • Description

    Title missing - issue sheet reads: "Ireland. New Cadets For Free State. Minister of Defence presents Commissions at the Curragh."

    The Curragh Army Camp, Eire, Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland.

    An Irish Army officer makes an oath holding a bible.

    Defence Minister, Mr Desmond Fitzgerald, stands behind a table. He signs the commissions of new cadets. After signing his papers the officer is given his sword and pips on his epaulets.

    Six officer cadets give a salute with their swords.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    723.04
    Media URN:
    6441
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    01/09/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:14:00 / 01:08:57:00
    Canister:
    30/27

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