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  • Short Summary

    Soldiers set off from Southampton for service overseas.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Southampton. 'Theirs not to reason why'! The Middlesex Regiment - the famous Diehards - leave for service overseas on eve of the holiday season."

    Southampton, Hampshire.

    Soldiers queue up with their kitbags on their shoulders as they wait to walk up the gangplank to get onto a troopship.

    People wait on the dockside as the ship begins to move away. Troops wave from the ship as they set out on their journey.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    655.18
    Media URN:
    26396
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/12/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:40:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:44:00 / 01:30:24:00
    Canister:
    31/103

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