• Short Summary

    PRINCE PHILIP, THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH, WHO IS ON A SIX-WEEK TOUR OF THE FAR EAST, ARRIVED IN MALACCA, A COASTAL TOWN ON THE WEST COAST OF MALAYA YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY).

  • Description

    PRINCE PHILIP, THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH, WHO IS ON A SIX-WEEK TOUR OF THE FAR EAST, ARRIVED IN MALACCA, A COASTAL TOWN ON THE WEST COAST OF MALAYA YESTERDAY (WEDNESDAY).HE WAS WELCOMED ON ARRIVAL BY THE CHIEF MINISTER OF MALACCA, MR.ABDUL GHAFFAR BIN BABA.

    WEARING A GREY SUIT AND BROWN HAT, PRINCE PHILIP WAS INTRODUCED TO SEVERAL HIGH RANKING BRITISH ARMY OFFICERS, INCLUDING LIEUTENANT GENERAL SIR ALAN JOLLY, REPRESENTING THE COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE FAR EAST, AND COLONEL A.W.LEWIS, DEFENCE ADVISER TO THE BRITISH HIGH COMMISSIONER IN KUALA LUMPUR.

    HUNDREDS OF PEOPLE GATHERED AT THE AIRPORT ABOUT ONE HOUR BEFORE PRINCE PHILIP ARRIVED TO CATCH A GLIMPSE OF HIM.STRICT SECURITY PRECAUTIONS WERE TAKEN AT THE AIRPORT.

    IN A DRIVE THROUGH THE TOWN TO THE 28TH COMMONWEALTH INFANTRY BRIGADE AT TERENDAK CAMP, 13 MILES AWAY, THOUSANDS LINED THE STREETS TO WAVE AT THE PRINCE.THE CAMP HOUSES ABOUT 10,000 COMMONWEALTH SERVICEMEN FROM BRITAIN, AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND AND THEIR FAMILIES.MEN FROM VARIOUS UNITS PROVIDED A GUARD OF HONOUR WHICH WAS INSPECTED BY THE PRINCE ON HIS ARRIVAL AT THE CAMP.

    FOOTNOTE: PRINCE PHILIP IS IN SINGAPORE TODAY (THURSDAY) FOR A TWO-DAY VISIT BEFORE GOING ON TO MALAYSIAN BORNEO AND AUSTRALIA.HE IS EXPECTED TO VISIT THE MALAYSIAN CAPITAL OF KUALA LUMPUR ON MARCH 4.THE PRINCE WILL BE IN THE CAPITAL FOR THREE DAYS BEFORE RETURNING HOME.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA4LTGYO5T7KAPXB4Q7EK0PGM5T
    Media URN:
    VLVA4LTGYO5T7KAPXB4Q7EK0PGM5T
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    18/02/1965
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:59:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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