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  • Short Summary

    Armed auxiliaries attend the wedding of their chief fully armed.

  • Description

    Dublin, Ireland.

    Intertitle: "TAKING NO CHANCES. Auxiliaries attend wedding of their Chief fully armed!"

    M/S of auxiliaries entering the church - they all wear trench coats, tam-o'-shanters and carry rifles. M/S of the auxiliaries forming a guard of honour for the bride and groom. Handfuls of rice are thrown at the happy couple, the groom is wearing a military officer's uniform. M/S of the auxiliaries leaving the church in army vehicles, some wave at the camera.

    Note: the title is may be misleading - the auxiliaries look like 'black and tans' and the groom appears to be wearing a British Army uniform. AH 2000.

    Note: there is only a flash frame of intertitle. AH 2000.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    224.13
    Media URN:
    22020
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    06/12/1920
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:17:58:00 / 01:18:38:00
    Canister:
    G 726

Comments (3)

  1. frank72 says

    The bridegroom is Captain William Lorraine King. At the time of the wedding (October 1920), he commanded F Company, Auxiliary Division Royal Irish Constabulary.

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  2. @markjinks says

    The title is definitely misleading, the auxiliaries were former British soliders. The date of the wedding was 29th November 1920 and took place in Monkstown Parish church, Dublin.

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  3. johnny_doyle Doyle says

    this is the marriage of Captain William Lorraine King, of F Company, Auxiliary Division RIC at Monkstown Church.

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