HMS Formidable and HMS Speaker

Accession Number F01626
Collection type Film
Measurement 2 min 30 sec
Object type Actuality footage
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker Bagnall, Frank N
Place made Philippines: Luzon, Manila
Date made 4 October 1945
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Australian soldiers arrived at South Harbour, Manila, by trucks from the 8th Australian Prisoner of War Reception Camp and were taken out to the Royal Navy aircraft carriers HMS Formidable and HMS Speaker on American Landing Craft (LCI's), to be transported to Australia. Some of the soldiers are wearing 8th Division colour patches.

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