Troops in China work on the defence of Shanghai.
Item title reads: "Shanghai safe! General Duncan - Commander-in-Chief reviews lasts units of our Defence Force of 16,000 on last arrival..."
M/S march past of soldiers shouldering rifles, taking the salute of an officer as they march along a crowd lined road. M/S as some carry fence posts on their shoulders, and erect barbed wire fences, digging in gun emplacements. A soldier fires a large machine gun.
Intertitles read: "Memories of Flanders Mud" "responsible for the protection of British interests, Admiral Tyrwhitt, Col. Sangster, and General Duncan."
Final shot of army and naval officers named above.