2500 TERRITORIALS MARCH INTO CHRISTCHURCH

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Pathe newsreel footage of territorial soldiers marching in Christchurch, possibly filmed prior to, or just after, the outbreak of World War One.

Intertitle: “2500 Territorials march into Christchurch”. Brass band leading soldiers round corner on street which has tram lines. Spectators watch territorials march towards camera and then past, followed by others on horseback. Territorials in uniform and carrying rifles march past.

Territorials continue march past, officers and men. Bystanders watching parade- women and boy, group on bicycles [on corner of Hagley Park]. Territorials on foot, officer on horseback march back into camera view. Continuous stream of soldiers and band, horse drawn wagon.

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Year 1914

Reference number F56660

Source Moving Image Collection

Media type Moving Image

Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA

Genre Newsreel

Duration 0:01:30

Production company Pathé

Viewing locations

NGĀ TAONGA SOUND & VISION, WELLINGTON
- 2004.1776

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