• Short Summary

    British Army soldiers depart India after transfer of power from Britain

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: Bombay Bids Farewell to British Troops

    INDIA: Mumbai:
    EXT

    BOMBAY First British troops aboard the "Georgia" to leave India after independence. Lord and Lady Mountbatten bid them farewell at the dock-side and an Indian guard drawn up in salute to men of the Norfolk Regiment

    INDIA Lord and Lady Mountbatten waving farewell to men of the Norfolk Regiment as the first British troops to leave India Bombay

    Military British Men of the Royal Norfolk Regiment and RAF contingent get ready to sail for home from Bombay and Lord and Lady Mountbatten bid them farewell to them as the first British troops to leave India after the independence.

    LORD and LADY MOUNBATTEN Waving farewell to men of the Norfolk Regiment on board S.S. Georgic as the first British troops to leave India

    NORFOLK REGIMENT. Men of the 2nd Battalion leaving India aboard the S.S. Georgic from Bombay and Lord and Lady Mountbatten waving them farewell as the first British troops to leave India

    Military - Active; Independence Movements; India

    Indian, armed forces, Governor General of India, Louis Mountbatten, 1st Earl Mountbatten of Burma, army, ship
    Background: British Army soldiers depart India after transfer of power from Britain

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3SFJDWY5GT0JEMMTOVM1HRF0Y
    Media URN:
    VLVA3SFJDWY5GT0JEMMTOVM1HRF0Y
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont British Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/08/1947
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
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    Canister:
    N/A

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