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    MASS BURIAL OF CHILDREN KILLED IN BOMBED SCHOOL. Picture show scenes of relatives at cemetery?

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    ENGLAND: Lewisham

    LV The bombed school pan to clergy along road followed by relatives. SV Relatives past. SCU Relatives past camera. CU People at side of road. CU Little boy by wall. CU Relatives past. LV Relatives through crows, bombed school in b-g. SV Weeping woman being helped along among other relatives. SCU Relatives past camera. CU Little baby with dummy in mouth. SCU Girl Guide among crowd pan of types and little girl. LV Procession of relatives. SV Clergy through cemetery past A.R.P. men etc. by graves. SCU Relatives in cemetery. CU Relatives, A.R.P. wardens etc at graveside. CU Types in crowd. SV Wardens throwing earth on children's coffins. SV Clergy pan to coffins in communal grave and. LV Relatives walking past coffins. CU Woman looking into grave. SV Relatives looking into grave. CU Weeping woman looking into grave. LV Pan relatives past grave. SCU Woman with wreath. SV Relatives by graves with wreaths and flowers. CU Woman holding bunch of flowers over coffin. CU Dropping flowers on to coffin. CU Coffins with wreath on them. CU St. John's Ambulance men helping weeping woman past grave. SV St. John's Ambulance men and women tending 'casualties' in cemetery. CU Woman being helped away from cemetery. SCU Another woman being helped away, followed by other relatives. CU Mass of flowers and wreaths.
    Background: MASS BURIAL OF CHILDREN KILLED IN BOMBED SCHOOL. Picture show scenes of relatives at cemetery round coffins of children killed.
    At 12.30 pm, on Wednesday 20th January 1943, Sandhurst School in Catford was bombed. Thirty eight children and six teachers were killed.

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