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  • Short Summary

    Commissions are handed out to Irish Officer cadets by the Vice President.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Portobello. Their Great Day!. Vice President of Irish Free State presents Army commission to successful Cadets."

    Portobello, Eire, Southern Ireland, Republic of Ireland.

    Irish troops on parade in drill hall. Officer cadets march forwards and salute.

    Vice President Ernest Blythe presents a cadet with his commission document. The new officer is then given his sword and markings of rank. The Vice President makes a speech to the young soldiers.

    More soldiers are presented with their commissions.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    755.27
    Media URN:
    8253
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    29/12/1930
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:42:02:00 / 01:43:27:00
    Canister:
    30/61

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