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  • Short Summary

    Military ceremony involving placing of flags at Canterbury Cathedral.

  • Description

    Canterbury, Kent, 1916.

    World War One; military ceremony; flags of H.M.S. Kent deposited in Canterbury Cathedral; The ship was damaged at the Battle of the Falkland islands; December 1914. Shot looking down at soldiers lined up outside the cathedral; with line of others filing past. More people walking; first about 12 guys in various elaborate uniforms/costumes; admirals; etc. Then an armed platoon of naval ratings escorts the flags to the Cathedral door-; slow pan on the flag bearers as they enter the cathedral.

    (is a duplicate of first part of clip 1850.31)

    PART ONE OF THIS STORY MAY BE FOUND IN ON 013 A

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1852.23
    Media URN:
    71468
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:07:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:26:46:00 / 01:27:53:00
    Canister:
    ON 015 J aka G 0382

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