Boy Lays Poppies On Tomb Of Unknown Warrior 1946

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Boy lays poppy on Tomb of Unknown Warrior in Westminster Abbey, London.

C/U boy, C/U's as he puts a poppy with others round tomb. M/S as he does this. L/S tomb, the boy stands reverently in front of it then boy kneels down. Good shots of the tomb.




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UN 1633 B
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01:41:11:00 / 01:42:44:00
UN 1633 B
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Unknown Warrior

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