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HNL 1047: French Mission Led by General Pau Visiting Australia

A French Mission led by General Pau visits Australia in 1918 as a result of an invitation from the High Commissioner in London, Mr Fisher.
Year : 1918 |
Australian servicemen raising hats as General gets into open topped car. Welcoming crowds lining Collins Street, car escorted by mounted police on horseback, children wave flags. French community welcoming outside French Bank, crowd surges to car. Military band. Captions report crowd of 250,000.
Access No. 42064 | 3 mins 30 secs | 1910s | Melbourne, Vic, Australia | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |