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  • Short Summary

    Earl Jellicoe takes part in parade and attends memorial ceremony.

  • Description

    Earl Jellicoe.

    Location of events unknown - London?

    Parade coming down street. Marching band. Group of boys from Seamen's Orphanage holding up banner. More bands. Fire brigade; Army; Navy.

    Earl Jellicoe (Admiral John Jellicoe; who served in World War One as commander of the grand fleet 1914-16 and later chief of the naval staff) rides in open carriage.

    Later attending memorial ceremony. Jellicoe w/ Lord Mayor; lays wreath on monument. Then the 2 men get into carriage; drive away followed by marching sailors.

    Military; British Royal Navy. Parades and processions.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2410.12
    Media URN:
    76501
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1920 - 1929
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:31:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:31:51:00 / 01:34:22:00
    Canister:
    ON 324 J

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Location of events unknown - London?" - no, the location is Southampton.

    The first half of the clip sees the procession as Earl Jellicoe is taken to the Empire Theatre to receive Honorary Freedom of the Borough. The event took place on 26 March 1929.

    The second half of the clip, at the memorial, presently remains a mystery.

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