(DEPARTURE OF 12th REINFORCEMENTS FOR 2NZEF, 29.6.44)

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Year

1944

NFU Picture/Sheet No.

Unknown/None

Technical details

B&W, 9 minutes, 35mm, 801 ft.

Viewing copies

VHS Video- R.V. 585 (mute)

35mm film- 200,070 (mute)

VHS Video (Preview Tape)- BITC 39

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DEPARTURE OF 12th REINFORCEMENTS FOR 2NZEF, 29.6.44

PAN L-R Crowd scenes on wharf. (Ship departing) Troopship eases away from dockside.

HA Wharf – train carriages on dockside, troops on board ship. [Highland Princess]

MCU Troops at railings of troopship.

LS Troopship crammed, soldier leaning over railings. Army personnel arrive with kitbags – several views

MCU Army boys – several views. Men with their kitbags, ticked off paper documentation then board ship.

MCU Two WAAC’s. One at the wheel of truck, other alongside.

Brief views, crowds of soliders on board ship; group together on wharf; MCU two lads; troops with kitbags lining up on wharf ready to board; boarding. Men writing letters/notes using hand-rail as horizontal surface.

Several WS crammed troop ship

Kitbags on trolley.

Women of the army, MCU some individuals WAAC’s boarding; train carriages depart

WS Crammed troopship

MCU Army men

Boarding ship – on board (several views)

HA Wellwishers behind the iron gates of the wharf [Glasgow Wharf] Arrival of train, carriages full of troops.

Troops alight with kitbag and guitars

Men board ship – several views.

Gates of the wharf are opened, women swarm to dockside and bid the troops

farewell – various shots

Ship eases away; crowds cheer and wave as ship departs. Two funnelled ship.


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