Armoured cars at Aleppo

Unit 1st Light Car Patrol
Accession Number F00049
Collection type Film
Measurement 8 min 8 sec
Object type Actuality footage, Short film
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Place made Syria: North Syria, Aleppo
Date made October 1918
Access Open
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

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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