Armoured cars at Aleppo

Accession Number F00049
Collection type Film
Title Armoured cars at Aleppo
Measurement 8 min 8 sec
Object types Actuality footage, Short film
Place made Syria: North Syria, Aleppo
Date made 01 October 1918
Copyright Copyright expired - public domain

The 1st Australian Light Car Patrol under Captain E H James with armoured cars entering Aleppo (Halep), after Lieutenant MacIntyre, light car patrol had crossed to the Turkish lines to compel the surrender of the garrison. The Hadjaz (Hejaz) regular troops followed and took over guard duties of the town. General views of Aleppo, the clock tower, the railway station and the railway track dividing to Constantinople and Baghdad.

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