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  • Short Summary

    Footage of new recruits to the army receiving their equipment.

  • Description

    The great change - the rapid transformation of the arm less man to a fully equipped soldier at headquarters of 1st London Regiment H.Q.

    New recruits get their equipment. 1st London Regiment. CU 4 men in suits; then pan down line of new recruits. Next; shot of soldiers wearing their Army hats & coats now; leaning over; picking up items from piles in front of them; bedding; long underwear; and other things -- parts of their kit. Oddly they seem to just put them in another pile in back of them. Next; shot of soldiers marching out doors of building -- Headquarters; carrying duffel bags -- so they did manage to get their stuff packed up.

    Volunteers; clothing; supplies; enlistment; England. World War One.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1912.13
    Media URN:
    73097
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:24:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:50:00 / 01:10:14:00
    Canister:
    ON 126 L

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