Newsreel item marking death of South African statesman Botha.
Title reads: "AN EMPIRE TRAGEDY. With the death of General Louis Botha, South Africa loses a great Leader".
Retrospective material marking death of South African statesman Botha. Shot of procession showing Botha and wife (?) walking past soldiers, Botha salutes. Shots of ceremony ceremony - soldiers seated in a row, standing on platform behind them are various military officers & priests. Botha is probably making speech from platform (it is hard to tell as image cuts off at top of screen).