Footage of First World War victory parade. London.
Previously listed as "Victory parade 1919 through Regent Street".
Australia House. The Strand, London.
25 April 1919.
Diag. shot looking out over the Strand and Australia House w/ parade coming down the street - long lines of AIF, Australian Imperial Force soldiers, with fixed bayonets marching. Slightly closer; Australian Light Horsemen. Australian soldiers march past; The Prince of Wales stands on raised platform taking the salute, with Sir Doulgas Haig to the right and HRH Prince Albert further back, next to Lieut. General Sir William R. Birdwood (left). Closer shot raised platform.
Billy Hughes, Prime Minister of Australia with dignitaries left of the Prince of Wales; Marching band etc. passes in FG. Pulled back again; Horse artillery. Looking up Strand again; more Australian AIF soldiers marching. DS pan over large crowd w/ many soldiers' hats - large proportion of Australian & New Zealand Soldiers (ANZACS) & British citizens - all pushing together. More of parade. Finally a shot of a mass of soldiers etc. all around the royal platform, a couple policemen on horseback up by the platform.
Also featured on the stand are Andrew Fisher, Australian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, Sir Thomas McKenzie, New Zealand High Commissioner to the United Kingdom; Sir Joseph Cook, Senator Pearce, the Australian Minister for Defence.