• Short Summary

    Troops leave Australia to reinforce their comrades in the Middle East.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates unclear or unknown.

    Title reads: "Reinforcements For Heroes of Bardia!"

    LS to CU large number of bren carriers come over sand dunes in desert.

    Shots of soldiers doing bayonet charge in desert conditions. (Voiceover suggests this is training).

    Various shots of Australian and New Zealand (ANZAC) troops on troopships and docks in the Middle East.

    Various shots Australian soldiers en-training at Brisbane station. There are fond farewells etc. including kissing couples. The train pulls out.

    Various shots of the soldiers boarding troop ferries at Sydney harbour. Good CUs of the Australian soldiers as they board the ferry. The ferries sail away with waving troops. They pass under Sydney Harbour Bridge.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    598.24
    Media URN:
    59354
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:47:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:24:00 / 01:55:11:00
    Canister:
    UN 179 D

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