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    Funeral of Merchant Captain Fryatt, captured by Germans.

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    Captain Fryatt at St. Paul's. London.

    Funeral of merchant marine Captain Charles A. Fryatt on 8 july 1919. Fryatt was captured by the Germans in 1916 and accused of trying to ram a German sub in March 1915. He was court-martialled and executed on 27 july 1916. Several DS from high up; of outside St. Paul's cathedral in London. DS steps; with Navy procession going up; crowds on sides. DS in front of cathedral; sailors stand in two lines facing each other. Same; with sailors marching in; then stopping; turning back.

    Another group of sailors march in; pulling the coffin; draped with Union Jack. They stop at steps; take caps off. Pan over street curving round monument; with crowds packed in tightly on both sides of street (where the procession has been). DS Sailors carry coffin up steps of St. Paul's. CU same. They set it down; turn around; march a few steps.

    military. POW; ceremony; honours

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    Film ID:
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    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:56:03:00 / 01:57:51:00
    ON 132 B

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