• Short Summary

    Naval funeral of J Travers in Cornwall.

  • Description

    Navy Funeral Procession for, Boy 1st Class John Travers Cornwall, VC - Hero of the Chester.

    London, 29 july 1916. (Cornwall was buried in Manor Park Cemetary, East ham, London, following a full military funeral service.)
    MS pallbearers carrying coffin draped with Union Jack; there are wreaths on the top. They set it on a 3-wheeled wagon.

    MS procession coming down. Street lined with large crowd waiting for procession. Procession approaching up the street, led by a naval officer and two men in civillian dress and family. Guard follows with arms reserved, then Navy band. Many more mourners follow.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2344.04
    Media URN:
    75217
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:23:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:57:00 / 01:05:20:00
    Canister:
    ON 221 E

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