• Short Summary

    LORD MOUNTBATTEN TODAY RETIRED FROM THE POST OF BRITAIN'S CHIEF OF THE DEFENCE STAFF.LORD MOUNTBATTEN?

  • Description

    LORD MOUNTBATTEN TODAY RETIRED FROM THE POST OF BRITAIN'S CHIEF OF THE DEFENCE STAFF.LORD MOUNTBATTEN WAS APPOINTED TO THE POST IN 1959.

    LORD MOUNTBATTEN WAS APPOINTED CHIEF OF DEFENCE STAFF AFTER A LONG AND DISTINGUISHED CAREER IN THE ROYAL NAVY, AND AS THEY LAST VICEROY AND GOVERNOR-GENERAL OF INDIA.

    LORD MOUNTBATTEN, WHO ALSO HOLDS THE RANK OF ADMIRAL OF THE FLEET, WAS SIXTY-FIVE LAST MONTH.FIELD MARSHAL SIR RICHARD HOWELL WILL BECOME THE NEW CHIEF OF THE DEFENCE STAFF IN BRITAIN.

    TODAY, LORD MOUNTBATTEN TOOK THE SALUTE AT A PARADE IN HIS HONOUR OUTSIDE THE BRITISH MINISTRY OF DEFENCE BUILDINGS IN WHITEHALL, LONDON.AFTER THE PARADE, HE SHOOK HANDS WITH SENIOR MEMBERS OF THE DEFENCE STAFF.

    YESTERDAY QUEEN ELIZABETH APPOINTED LORD MOUNTBATTEN TO THE ORDER OF MERIT -- AN ORDER RESTRICTED TO 24 MEMBERS.APPOINTMENT TO THE ORDER IS A PERSONAL GIFT OF THE QUEEN.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA2ZAUGU2UWAXW245C5H54NHXZC
    Media URN:
    VLVA2ZAUGU2UWAXW245C5H54NHXZC
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    16/07/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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