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    Item title reads: "Scottish National War Memorial, commemorating 100,000 Scottish men and women who fell in the war - one of the most beautiful in Europe - opened by the Prince of Wales. Afterwards the King and Queen and Princess Mary came and placed their wreaths on the memorial. To impress strains of "Scots wha hae wi' Wallace bled", the colours and guidons of each unit were placed in the Hall of Honour."

    Edinburgh, Scotland

    The opening sequence shows a march past of military personnel, some carrying standards, others shouldering rifles, through ranks of soldiers and sailors. There are crowds in the background. The Prince of Wales, wearing Scottish military uniform, tartan jodhpurs, is followed by military personnel and stops to take a salute at the steps of the castle. Soldiers carry standards and lower them. At the castle entrance, where crowds line the walls. the Prince stands at a rostrum and addresses the assembly. He fixes a wreath to the wall, steps back and salutes.

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    British Pathé
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    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:27:00 / 01:34:53:00
    G 1416
    Sort Number:
    G 1416
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    War & Revolution Historical Figures & Celebrities
    Scottish Regiments
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