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  • Short Summary

    A War Memorial to soldiers and sailors killed in the Great War is unveiled in Zebrugge.

  • Description

    Zeebrugge, Belgium.

    Intertitle: "LEST WE FORGET! Memorial to those who sacrificed their lives in the glorious attack of St. George's Day, unveiled".

    Various shots of sailors and soldiers marching down a cobbled street carrying wreaths of flowers, some carry banners representing different regiments.

    M/S of several army officers standing in front of a veiled war memorial, one appears to be reading a speech. M/S of a smartly dressed lady unveiling the memorial watched by a priest, onlookers try to get a view of the memorial over a high wall. Panning shot to a group of soldiers carrying banners, in the foreground are several war graves. M/S of sailors lining up to place their wreaths at the foot of the memorial, two women and two little girls also place a wreath. C/U of sailors standing around the memorial, engraved with the words, 'Lest We Forget'.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    210.06
    Media URN:
    21782
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    15/01/1920
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:04:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:05:11:00 / 01:06:15:00
    Canister:
    G 663

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