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Summary: An athletics meeting for RAF and Royal Navy personnel at the seaplane base at Felixstowe, 13th August 1918.
Description: A Royal Navy bagpipe band parades around the sports field. The end of one of the races is shown. A 'reveille race' of men getting dressed. More races take place, some for WRNS and WRAFs. A 'clown' group moves around the field. The sack race is followed by competitors changing over in the relay, another women's race, the tug-of-war and the obstacle race. A view over the crowd, including some officers and WRNS officers. A 'rowing eight' race. A posed group of Royal Navy and RAF men followed by the prizegiving.
Production Details: Royal Air Force (Production sponsor)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Royal Navy (regiment/service)
Royal Navy, Women's Royal Naval Service (regiment/service)
Royal Air Force, Women's Royal Air Force, (regiment/service)
Royal Air Force (regiment/service)
Keywords: recreation, British air - sport: athletics (object name)
recreation, British naval air - sport: athletics (object name)
recreation, British naval - sport: athletics (object name)
Felixstowe, Suffolk, England, UK (geography)