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  • Short Summary

    Lord Allenby with officials on occasion of being presented with Freedom of City of London.

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    Titles read: 'Guildhall, London. Freedom of the City - presented to Lord Allenby in the presence of distinguished company including the Emir Feisal, Archbishop of Canterbury and Mr Lloyd George.

    Lord Allenby receives the Freedom of the City of London. Edmund Henry Hynman; 1st Viscount Allenby; distinguished military career including Commander in Chief of Egyptian Expeditionary Force in World War One. First CU Lord A. w/ Prime Minister David Lloyd George. Then CU Lord A; English religious leader the Archbishop of Canterbury; the Emir Faisal (in Arab head-dress) who co-operated w/ General Allenby in the campaign that captured Jerusalem & Damascus; and Lloyd George on far rt. Son of the Sharif of Mecca; Faisal was King of Syria for a brief reign in 1920; later King of Iraq from 1921-1933.

    Note: this is a very brief story - SL.

    Personalities; royalty.

    G 605.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    hd format:
    HD at Filmfinity
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:21:37:00 / 01:21:56:00
    ON 138 B

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