Indian, Australian and British troops parade through Marseilles, carnival atmosphere.
World War One. Marseilles, France.
Commonwealth troops parade together in streets of Marseilles. Troops of march down street. A news reporter carrying a little notepad and with a cane hanging from arm walks next to an officer at head of procession.
Various uniforms from armies of Commonwealth nations: the Indians wear turbans and tunic style jackets, the Australians / New Zealanders wear hats with one side of the brim folded and safari-type jackets. Crowds watch from side of road watching the troops. British soldiers, including soldiers from Scottish regiment in kilts, marching along. They are followed by the Indian cavalry. Many of the soldiers in the parade have flowers pinned to their hats and uniforms, some have tied flags to their rifles - celebratory atmosphere.
Modified WPA record.