The proclamation is read calling up Naval Reservists to serve prior to WW2.
Unused / unissued material - no paperwork - dates unclear or unknown
A civic officer reads out a Royal proclamation calling up the men of the British Royal Naval reserve. A crowd of people are watching the reading. Tilt down statue on war memorial to show people listening. More proclamations are read out to call up various other Naval reserves. The move is part of the mobilisation of troops before WW2.