By continuing to use this site without changing your cookie settings,
and for us to access our cookies on your device.
Title:RETURN OF MALAYA'S VICTORY CONTINGENT [Allocated Title]
Film Number:JFU 654
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN SOUTH EAST ASIA DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: At Singapore, the Cunard White Star liner RMS Mauretania arrives carrying members of the Malayan and South East Asia Victory Contingents, and a parade is mounted through the streets.
Description: RMS Mauretania approaching the quayside. A striking shot shows a tiny-looking rowing boat in front of Mauretania's port bow, which rises like a wall out of the water, while in the background a Harbour Defence Motor Launch passes. 'Mauretania' on the bow. Looking up at the rail. Spectators. The gangway is positioned. British troops disembark. Looking up at the boat deck. Looking down from the rail of people disembarking. Malayan troops disembarking and walking away along the quay.