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Title:SCENES IN NEWCASTLE ON TYNE ON TYNESIDE SCOTTISH FLAG DAY : April 15th 1916 [Main Title]
Film Number:IWM 488
Summary: Tyneside Scottish flag day in Newcastle (not showing the Tyneside Scottish) 15th April 1916.
Description: A Royal Field Artillery band marches through Newcastle to the main square. The Lord Mayor, Councillor George Lunn, arrives with his wife and poses with a group of councillors. Speeches are delivered and Lunn buys a flag. The band of 3rd Battalion, the North Staffordshire Regiment (their training battalion) marches past.
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Lunn, George (person)
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Mayor of (person)
British Army, Staffordshire Regiment, North, 3rd Battalion (regiment/service)
British Army, Royal Artillery, RFA &, band (regiment/service)
Keywords: society, British - charity: flag day (Tyneside Scottish) (object name)
ceremonies, British - display: parade (object name)
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland, England, UK (geography)
Physical Characteristics: Colour format: B&W
Sound format: Silent
Soundtrack language: None
Title language: English
Subtitle language: English
Technical Details: Format: 35mm
Number of items/reels/tapes: 1
Footage: 279 ft; Running time: 3 mins
Notes: Summary: the Tyneside Scottish Brigade was 102nd Brigade, 34th Division, made up of 20th, 21st, 22nd and 23rd Battalions, the Northumberland Fusiliers. At this date they were serving in France. The film was probably a local newsreel purchased by the IWM after 1918
Series continuity: there is no film held under the numbers IWM 489-IWM 498 inclusive