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  • Short Summary

    Statue in memorial of British soldier Lord Roberts is unveiled by his wife in Glasgow. c. 1914

  • Description

    Glasgow, Scotland.

    Lady Roberts unveils memorial statue to her husband; British soldier Lord Frederick S. Roberts, 1st Earl Roberts of Kandahar, Pretoria and Waterford (nicknamed 'Bobs Bahadur' by soldiers) who died in 1914 at the age of 82.

    People walk across lawn towards camera including several soldiers; 2 Boy Scouts stand at side handing out programs. Low angled shot statue of man on a horse, a Union Jack flag falls from it. L/S same statue; it stands on raised base with inscription. A crowd surrounds it.

    Heroes, ceremonies, honours, monuments and memorials.

    Modified WPA record.

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    Film ID:
    1854.32
    Media URN:
    71529
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:48:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:38:38:00 / 01:39:26:00
    Canister:
    ON 020 C aka G 389

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