The great arrival

Accession Number F11790
Collection type Film
Measurement 4 min
Object type Home movie
Physical description 8mm standard/colour (Kodachrome)/silent
Maker Carmody, Arthur John
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made c 1946
Access Open
Conflict Period 1940-1949
Copyright Item copyright: © Australian War Memorial
Creative Commons License This item is licensed under CC BY-NC

Home movie of 'Jack' Carmody meeting his war bride from England, Mary Oldroyd at Station Pier in Melbourne. It is believed that the ship arriving was the first ship of war brides to arrive in Australia on January 26th 1946.

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