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    Item title reads - Her Majesty The Queen greeted by sympathetic crowds - makes first appearance since the King's illness to unveil Mercantile Marine War Memorial. London.

    L/S as the royal car drives through gates, and past the camera. L/S aerial view of the war memorial. L/S of crowds; clergy and dignitaries walk up the steps with Queen Mary. M/S as the Union Jack is raised revealing the inscription honouring the 12,000 men of Merchant Navy and Fishing Fleets with no grave. L/S of the crowd listening to speech via speakers in their midst. M/S of memorial. M/S as Queen Mary walks down the steps and towards the car. M/S as it drives off and people wave.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    13/12/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    35491
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    772.06
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:01:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:09:00 / 01:11:35:00
    Canister:
    G 1563
    Sort Number:
    G 1563
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    Categories
    War & Revolution Historical Figures & Celebrities
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    This memorial was unveiled on 12 December 1928.

    More information on the memorial can be found here.....

    http://www.londonremembers.com/m
    emorials/mercantile-marine-memorial-ww1

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