• Short Summary

    IN LONDON TODAY (SATURDAY) A MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR DR VERWOERD WAS HELD AT THE DUTCH CHURCH AT AUSTIN IN FRIARS.

  • Description

    IN LONDON TODAY (SATURDAY) A MEMORIAL SERVICE FOR DR VERWOERD WAS HELD AT THE DUTCH CHURCH AT AUSTIN IN FRIARS. MORE THAN 500 PEOPLE ATTENDED THE SERVICE FOR THE LATE SOUTH AFRICAN PRIME MINISTER. IN RHODESIA, MONEY AFRICANS HAVE BEEN TO THE SOUTH AFRICAN DIPLOMATIC MISSION IN SALISBURY TO SIGN THE BOOK OF CONDOLENCES.

    IN LONDON, THE MOURNERS INCLUDED SOUTH AFRICANS, DUTCH RESIDENTS AND BRITONS, AND THE SERVICE WAS CONDUCTED IN ALL THREE LANGUAGES. DR VERWOERD HIMSELF HAD WORSHIPPED AT THE CHURCH IN THE PAST.

    AMONG THOSE AT THE SERVICE TODAY WERE THE SOUTH AFRICAN AMBASSADOR, DR CAROL DE WET, AND A REPRESENTATIVE OF QUEEN ELIZABETH, LORD HILTON. EXTRA POLICE WERE ON DUTY BUT THE SERVICE PASSED WITHOUT INCIDENT.

    IN SALISBURY, AT THE SOUTH AFRICAN REPUBLIC DIPLOMATIC MISSION, A PORTRAIT OF THE LATE PRIME MINISTER IS BANKED BY FLOWERS. AMONG THE MANY VISITORS HAVE BEEN A STEADY FLOW OF AFRICANS TO PAY THEIR TRIBUTE TO DR VERWOERD.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAEKFX2W2OVO1KUPFPFC01DULUL
    Media URN:
    VLVAEKFX2W2OVO1KUPFPFC01DULUL
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    10/09/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:00:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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