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  • Short Summary

    Footage of the burial of an unknown soldier.

  • Description

    Burial of unknown soldier. Location of events unknown.

    Burial of Belgium's Unknown Soldier in Brussels; 1922. MLS from side pallbearers in mourning carry coffin down steps; followed by several men in military uniform incl. King Albert I and Prince Leopold. wide shot in front of monument; King Albert I pins decorations on the flag covering the coffin. Queen Elizabeth (of Belgium; of course) walks out; followed by 2 soldiers carrying an enormous wreath; which they add to all the other flowers; by now completely covering the coffin. Cardinal Mercier gives his benediction. Royalty; funerals; ceremonies; World War One; monuments; memorials.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2526.10
    Media URN:
    77796
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1922
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:52:00 / 01:12:04:00
    Canister:
    ON 495 N

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