Spirit of Anzac

Accession Number F00125
Collection type Film
Measurement 6 min 58 sec
Object type Short film
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker Development and Migration Commission
Date made c 1929
Access Open
Conflict Period 1920-1929
First World War, 1914-1918

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Shows AIF embarking aboard troopship in 1914. Anzac day 1929 at Parliament House Melbourne. Motorcade passes Parliament House. Commander in Chief General Sir John Monash leads his old troops. Victorian Governor Lord Somers leads the Imperial troops. Memorial service at the Cenotaph Sydney. Memorial service beside the grave of General William Throsby Bridges. The Stone of Remembrance is inaugurated on Anzac Day 1929 at the site of the future Australian War Memorial Canberra by the Governor General Baron Stonehaven of Ury (Sir John Lawerence Baird).

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