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ID number F00143
Title Australia prepared
Collection Film
Object type Actuality footage
Place made Australia
Date made c 1916
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Measurement 57 min 7 sec
Video Download video 251.72 MB
Note Open

Description

Australia's efforts towards the Allied cause during the 1914-18 war. Scenes include: training at Liverpool Camp NSW; The Federal Government Cordite Works; Women processing .303 cartridges at the Colonial Ammunition Company's Works; The naval depot at Williamstown Victoria; Jervis Bay Naval College; Manufacture of Stokes Mortars; 14th Reinforcements of the 20th Battalion at work, Liverpool, NSW; Light Horse at Menangle. The film was prepared for exhibition in Europe and was also to be screened to Australian troops.

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