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  • Short Summary

    British Expeditionary Force leaves for front in troop ship from Southampton.

  • Description

    Title reads: "OFF TO THE FRONT. How the Expeditionary Force left Southampton".

    Southampton, Hampshire.

    British Expeditionary Force leaves for the front during World War One. Brief shot of ship's departure from Southampton. Ship slowly passing camera, some of the men on board wave.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2450.03
    Media URN:
    76992
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:43:00 / 01:02:00:00
    Canister:
    ON 383 D

Comments (2)

  1. Margaret Ferguson Burns says

    Does anyone know where did the BEF sail to in France from Southampton in 1914? I can't seem to find a reference to it, or the names of the transport ships, so far on the internet.

  2. Margaret Ferguson Burns says

    Have an answer to my first question - Le Havre - and some for my second thanks - HMHS Braemar Castle and the Dunvegan Castle- also SS 'Olympia' and 'Agapenor' also Maidan in November

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