The video was shot on the departure of the Duke of York (future King George V) from Port Melbourne railway station on 18 May 1901. It is fascinating to realise that the section of the Naval Honour Guard seen departing served on board the newly titled HMAS Cerberus. They were almost certainly returning to the ship.
The section of the Honour Guard seen departing is led by an officer with another bringing up the rear. Second last appears to be a bugler.
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