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  • Short Summary

    Sir Dighton Probyn passes away.

  • Description

    Title: "A GREAT SOLDIER PASSES - Late Sir Dighton Probyn - V.C. AT 24 - General at 30 - and trusted friend of Royal Household".

    M/S of King George V and Queen Mary greeting elderly war veterans in what appears to be the grounds of Buckingham Palace. They shake hands with a very old man with a long white beard and a row of medals - Sir Probyn?

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    Film ID:
    344.26
    Media URN:
    23838
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    26/06/1924
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:27:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:54:00 / 01:39:21:00
    Canister:
    G 1096

Comments (1)

  1. Nicholas Pnematicatos says

    I think it is Buckingham Palace, note the famous stone urns in the background. The old man with white beard is Sir Dighton Probyn. Evidence: varioius books on royal Family and Queen Alexandra's book of photographs published in 1908 which features Sir Digton.

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