Centenary of World War I – A Party of Volunteers from Ceylon enlist in London in 1916

Centenary of World War I – here is some rare footage by British Pathe News from 1916 when a party of volunteers from Ceylon who had travelled on the torpedoed Ville de Ciotat arrive in London to enlist to fight in World War I. We don’t know what happened to these Ceylonese soldiers.

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