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Title:ABINGDON'S WELCOME TO THE HEROES OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1919 [Main Title]
Film Number:MGH 4144
Summary: Reel opens with old Abingdonian Captain William Aldworth DSO posing with fellow officers. Returned servicemen led by band parade through streets of Abingdon, Oxfordshire in the summer of 1919, before assembling in the Market Place for the official welcome by the Mayor and Corporation. A plain temporary cross commemorates the Glorious Dead, while the living enjoy a Carnival of Affection at the Corn Exchange and luncheon.