The Immortal 51st 1946

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    Item title reads - The immortal 51st.

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    L/S of French coast near St. Valery-en-Caux. M/S as a soldier of the 51st Highland division looks at graves of unknown British soldiers at war cemetery. L/S of allied flags. French children walk in a procession to the cemetery for a memorial service. M/S as the mayors of Aberdeen, Elgin and Inverness attend. M/S as a French army officer lays a wreath on the memorial in the cemetery. C/U's of the gathering in the cemetery including British officers and French army officers. M/S as a British Major General lays wreath on the memorial. Little girls lay flowers on the graves. Various shots as a clergyman conducts the service.

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    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/07/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    Media URN:
    45694
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1404.20
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:14:00 / 01:35:04:00
    Canister:
    46/56
    Sort Number:
    46/056
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