Troops board ships at Liverpool and Southampton, they are bound for Palestine and Egypt.
Title reads: "Liverpool and Southampton".
Troops embark for the East.
Various shots of soldiers boarding liner 'California'. They are bound for duty in Palestine. Various shots soldiers saying goodbye to loved ones on the quayside and waving from deck as liner pulls away. L/S of Liver Building at dusk. L/S of ship sailing up River Mersey, view of sun set in background.
Various shots of soldiers boarding troop ship 'Dunera'. The third battalion of Coldstream Guards out to Egypt. Troops seen carrying bags up gangplank. Some soldiers have families on deck. C/U of soldier looking out of porthole. Soldiers wave and cheer from deck as ship sails out to sea.