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This brief clip shows soldiers feeding hens and gathering eggs.
Their lemon squeezer hats identify the men as New Zealanders and their uniforms further identify them as hospital patients. Known as the “hospital blues” (also as convalescent blues, or hospital undress) the single breasted suit and trousers uniform was made out of flannel material of an Oxford blue colour with a white shirt and red tie.
Reference number F245798
Collection Film and Video Collection
Media type Moving Image
Place of Production UNITED KINGDOM
Production company Pathe Gazette
Camera: Thomas (Tommy) F. Scales