• Short Summary

    Mrs. Botha (the widow of General Louis Botha) unveils the memorial to the officers and?

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: South African Memorial. The Monument of Memory unveiled by Mrs. Botha in remembrance of the Officers and men who fell at Delville Wood

    FRANCE: The Somme: Longueval:
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    Memorial structure with shattered tree stump in foreground
    Crowd gathered inside walls of memorial to watch unfurling of flags from walls
    War graves
    Field Marshal Earl Haig speaking, then soldiers standing in line and marching
    Background: Mrs. Botha (the widow of General Louis Botha) unveils the memorial to the officers and men of the South African Brigade who died at Delville Wood during the Battle of the Somme.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA2O4HWMM46ZCD8QQO50GLVFPJI
    Media URN:
    VLVA2O4HWMM46ZCD8QQO50GLVFPJI
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    14/10/1926
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:45:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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