Funeral of founder of RAF, Lord Trenchard, Whitehall, London.
Lord Trenchard's Funeral (founder of the Royal Air Force), Whitehall, London.
MS 2 VIPs arriving. LS piper standing at top of steps as coffin is brought out. Various shots as coffin is carried out onto hearse. Royal Air Force (RAF) march past, carriage moves off. Group walking behind hearse, including Lord Trenchard's son and Duke of Edinburgh (Prince Philip). LS hearse arriving, pan down to wreaths. RAF VIPs marching past. LS Scots Regiment passing by. CU piper playing pipes. Troops (British and American) marching past. LS Air Ministry building (2 shots). MS Air Ministry, pan down to wreaths on grass in front. MS RAF Marshall Lord Tedder arriving. MS Earl Harold Alexander arriving. MS Admiral Philip Vian arriving. MS Viscount Portal (Lord of Laverstoke, Marshall of RAF, Chairman of Olympic Games Committee) arriving. Various shots RAF guard of honour.
Date on dope sheet is 01/02/1956.