2500 TERRITORIALS MARCHING HOME FROM CAMP
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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 with tram lines. Spectators watch territorials march towards camera led by mounted officers and NCO’s, Territorials in uniform and carrying rifles march past. - Cars, cyclists and horse drawn carts pass by.
Territorials continue march past, officers and men. Bystanders watching parade- women and boy, [corner of Hagley Park]. Territorials on foot, officer on horseback march back into camera view. Continuous stream of soldiers and band, horse drawn wagon carrying reels [field telephone wire].
Reference number F56660
Collection Film and Video Collection
Media type Moving Image
Place of Production NEW ZEALAND/AOTEAROA
Production company West - Hayward’s Pictures
Viewing locations Digital file available to view at medialibrary, Wellington