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  • Short Summary

    New recruits take oath on parade ground in Woolwich.

  • Description

    Woolwich, Greater London.

    New British Army Recruits marching toward camera wearing civilian clothes, they are accompanied by real army officers. The recruits stand in rows facing officer; they follow him in to a parade ground. They all take their caps off and raise their right hand as if they are taking some oath. Pan over to another group of men taking oath with another officer, putting caps back on.

    Enlist, volunteer, World War One.

    Modified WPA record.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1662.33
    Media URN:
    70962
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:30:02:00 / 01:30:38:00
    Canister:
    ON 005 C

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