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    Full titles read: "The Navy bow's its [sic] head at passing of Admiral of the Fleet Sir John de Robeck, the gallant fighting Admiral of the Dardanelles."

    Isle of Wight, Hampshire.

    High angle L/S of crowds of people lining the streets as a funeral procession goes by; Naval officers and sailors walk slowly behind the coffin of Sir John de Robeck; some carry wreaths. The procession carries on to a quayside where eight pallbearers carry the coffin onto a ship. They are followed by several officers. Various shots show the ship moving out to sea; L/S of a cannon being fired from the shore. M/S of the coffin on the deck of the ship; pan right to show a sailor with bowed head.

    In a sequence that must have preceded the above we see various shots of the coffin being carried out of a small church and placed on a wooden cart, as sailors stand to attention with rifles and civilians look on.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    26/01/1928
    Sound:
    Silent
    Media URN:
    33660
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    714.16
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:02:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:18:47:00 / 01:21:29:00
    Canister:
    G 1471
    Sort Number:
    G 1471
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    Categories
    Historical Figures & Celebrities Religion & Politics
    WorkSpaces
    Naval Funerals
  • Stills

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

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