• Short Summary

    A ROYAL AIR FORCE VALETTA PLANE FROM SINGAPORE TAXIED IN AT THE KEMAJORAN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IN DJAKARTA LAST WEEK (22ND JUNE) AND THE BRITISH COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF FAR EAST AND FORCES GENERAL SIR RICHARD HULL IS RECEIVED BY THE DEPUTY CHIEF OF STAFF OF THE INDONESIAN ARMY AND THE BRITISH AMBASSADOR TO INDONESIA, SIR LESLIE FRY.

  • Description

    A ROYAL AIR FORCE VALETTA PLANE FROM SINGAPORE TAXIED IN AT THE KEMAJORAN INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IN DJAKARTA LAST WEEK (22ND JUNE) AND THE BRITISH COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF FAR EAST AND FORCES GENERAL SIR RICHARD HULL IS RECEIVED BY THE DEPUTY CHIEF OF STAFF OF THE INDONESIAN ARMY AND THE BRITISH AMBASSADOR TO INDONESIA, SIR LESLIE FRY.

    THE GENERAL IS ON A WEEK'S OFFICIAL VISIT TO INDONESIA AT THE INVITATION OF THE INDONESIAN ARMY CHIEF OF STAFF LIEUTENANT-GENERAL, ABDUL HARRIS NASUTION.

    ALSO AT THE AIRPORT WERE HIGH-RANKING INDONESIAN ARMY OFFICERS AND FOREIGN MILITARY ATTACHES INCLUDING AUSTRALIAN MILITARY ATTACHE, COL. W. YOUNG.

    WITHIN HOURS OF HIS ARRIVAL IN INDONESIA, GENERAL MULL WAS AT THE MOUNDING PULO ALLIED WAR CEMETERY IN THE OUTSKIRTS OF DJAKARTA. CHAPLAIN REV. BEVERLY COLEMAN READ A PRAYER AT THE WREATH-LAYING CEREMONY ATTENDED BY SIR LESLIE FRY AND INDONESIAN STAFF OFFICERS.

    THEN GENERAL HULL LAID A WREATH AT THE CEMETERY IN HONOUR OF THE ALLIED SOLDIERS WHO HAD DIED DURING THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN THIS THEATRE OF OPERATION.

    HAVING HONOURED THE ALLIED SOLDIERS, GENERAL HULL VISITED THE INDONESIAN KALIBATA WAR CEMETERY IN DJAKARTA WHERE AN INDONESIAN GUARD OF HONOUR WAS MOUNTED IN HONOUR OF THE DISTINGUISHED VISITOR.

    AN INDONESIAN MILITARY BAND PLAYED A HYMN TO THE FALLEN. AND THEN GENERAL HULL PLACED A WREATH - A TRIBUTE FROM A BRITISH SOLDIER TO HIS COUNTERPARTS IN INDONESIA.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADL0HGA9OZGY6SXPNY6JRDIJE9
    Media URN:
    VLVADL0HGA9OZGY6SXPNY6JRDIJE9
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    25/06/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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