• Short Summary

    Australian soldiers and Volunteer Ambulance Drivers get on board troop ships.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates unclear or unknown.

    Title reads: "Troops and V.A.D.'s For War Zone."

    Australia.

    Various shots of Australian soldiers getting off trains at docks. They are all carrying kitbags and equipment. They climb onto ferries.

    Shots of ferry carrying soldiers out to troopships. The soldiers wave to the camera as they sail off to war.

    Women VAD's (V.A.D. - Volunteer Ambulance Driver) march down docks. Onboard a ship they are inspected by Governor General Lord Gowrie.

    Airforce men on ship wave to VAD's and nurses.

    MS of three apparently bald soldiers turn to camera to show only one lock of hair on forehead.

    More shots of troops and women on ship. Nice shot of group of soldiers turning their heads to follow group of nurses.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    594.07
    Media URN:
    59311
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:22:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:25:42:00 / 01:27:04:00
    Canister:
    UN 167 C

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