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Demonstration of the Churches

Top-hatted dignitaries turn out in force for this service held to honour Wanstead locals serving in the armed forces.

Non-Fiction 1916 1 mins Silent

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A cadet or scout band march past followed by the Lord Mayor of London, the Bishop of Chelmsford and other top hatted gents who shakes hands. They are followed by a parade of soldiers, firemen and nurses at this outdoor ceremony, held to honour Wanstead men and women’s contribution to the war effort.