• Short Summary

    Naval funeral procession for Lieutenant Alexander Warneford watched by large crowds.

  • Description

    Funeral of Flight Sub Lieutenant Reginald Alexander Warneford VC Royal Navy.

    Brompton Cemetery, London.

    Military funeral during World War One. Procession coming out of church with Navy men; priests; coffin covered with flowers - shot of the family walking behind the coffin - woman staring ahead like a zombie as she walks - really a picture of grief. More military men. Sailors carrying flowers. Large crowd.

    Note: Funeral took place 21 June 1915.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1942.60
    Media URN:
    73963
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:13:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:55:21:00 / 01:58:34:00
    Canister:
    ON 180 J

Comments (3)

  1. jamied says

    The funeral seen here took place on 21 June 1915.

    The location is Brompton Cemetery, London.

    The funeral is that of Reginald Warneford VC.

    SEE ALSO CLIPS 2330.28 AND 2324.41.

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  2. jamied says

    There's further coverage of this event in clips 1926.10 and 2334.45.

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  3. British Pathé says

    Really appreciate your help on those 3 clips of Reginald Warneford's funeral.

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