• Short Summary

    The youngest woman billeting officer is ready to use compulsion to house the homeless.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "YOUNGEST WOMAN BILLETING OFFICER".

    Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire.

    Several shots of Mrs Barbara Meadows, the youngest woman billeting officer, calling on house in Huntingdon in order to find people willing to take in bombed-out families. Mrs Meadows talking about her appointment as billeting officer at the age of twenty. She also states that she is prepared to use compulsion in order to find homes for the homeless.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1063.40
    Media URN:
    21316
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/12/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:02:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:48:08:00 / 01:49:10:00
    Canister:
    40/101

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