Funeral service for Admiral Sir John Kelly is held at St. Martin's-in-the-Fields, then he is buried with full naval honours at sea.
Item title reads - Funeral of Admiral Sir John Kelly.
London and Portsmouth, Hampshire.
L/S of slow procession of sailors in the funeral cortege. M/S of the coffin of Admiral Sir John Kelly on a gun carriage. Mourners follow, they include high ranking naval officers and their men. M/S of Nelson's Column, aerial M/S of the cortege, M/S as crowds watch. M/S as his coffin is carried up the steps into St. Martin's-in-the-Fields church. M/S of lion statue in Trafalgar Square with the church tower in the background. Various shots as the coffin is borne up the steps.
M/S as the coffin is carried onto HMS 'Coruso' (?) in Portsmouth for burial at sea. Bosuns pipe it aboard. M/S as it is placed on a bier. M/S of the coffin on deck surrounded by sailors with heads bowed. M/S's as the ship sails away with ensign at half mast.