Large line the "Dorsetshire" sets sail for India with soldiers, and families, Southampton, Hampshire.
Full titles read: "THE NEW YEAR IN A NEW LAND ! - H.M. Transport "DORSETSHIRE"- with Troops from 20 different Units & 108 families, including 123 children - sails for India."
L/S's of children wearing overcoats and hats and carrying small suitcases walking up the ramp on the large ship. L/S of numerous soldiers looking down from the deck of the ship, the on the side of the hull reads "DORSETSHIRE". L/S people waving from the shore as the liner sets sail.