Ceremony marking Southport's donation of ambulances to the Red Cross.
Gift Ambulances from Citizens of Southport for the Red Cross Society.
Ceremony marking Southport's donation of ambulances to the Red Cross. Shot of part of ceremony: a bunch of soldiers stand below a balcony; and local VIPs in the balcony. The vicar or priest starts prayer (all the men take hats off) to bless the ambulances; etc. This goes on a while; then ends (hats back on). The Mayor steps forward to speak. Shot looking over the hats of a couple rows of soldiers; of the ambulances - 5 of them - with Red Cross symbol on sides driving past. More of crowd in BG; the balcony dignitaries; etc.
World War One; home front.