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  • Short Summary

    New Zealanders present flags before departing.

  • Description

    Token of appreciation - New Zealanders - present prior to their departure home. Location of events unknown.

    New Zealanders present flags to English people who have helped during their stay. Crowd of soldiers; a few nurses; etc. with circle cleared in middle. New Zealand soldier carrying flag; it is passed to an officer; then to a nurse; and presented to some local British official. Pan group of those being honoured. Another ceremony; this one outdoors. DS pan as one soldier hands flag to another; then an officer speaks a few words to a priest; and he is given the flag. CU the priest with flag; soldiers. Someone else gets a flag.

    DS street with crowd; ceremony in progress. Pan left over street -- same as first shot; with circle of soldiers; nurses; but also shows spectators in back on side walk ; brass band also in back. Then shot of New Zealand flag hanging from balcony over street. Nurse step out onto balcony. Front shot of this -- Mayor; nurses; etc. on balcony. Then repetitive shots of the garden ceremony; the priest; panning on the honourees; etc.

    Shot of cemetery; all graves have markers with cross & circle; pan left; soldiers & military women walk in cemetery. Shot of older part of cemetery -- older headstones; with some of crowd in BG; church with ivy on walls; Pan rt. on old stone church. -- narrow arched windows.

    Honours; World War One. Anzac's.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1904.28
    Media URN:
    75526
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:20:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:52:00 / 01:48:12:00
    Canister:
    ON 119 A

Comments (2)

  1. Nicholas Pnematicatos says

    I am not sure but it might be Harefield Hosptial and St. Marys Harefield in Middlesex

  2. British Pathé says

    Great. Can anyone confirm Nicholas' suspicions?

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