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  • Short Summary

    Unveiling of memorial to New Zealand soldiers in Longueval, France

  • Description

    Longueval, France.

    Full titles read: "To the memory of 7,000 DIGGERS - N.Z. Division Memorial unveiled on site of Switch Trench - scene of continues fighting for 23 days in Somme Battle.

    L/S's of dignitaries standing in front of large New Zealand flag. L/S of man giving speech. L/S of the flag being dropped to reveal the memorial stone. M/S of the memorial it is engraved with the words "In Honour of the Memory of the New Zealand division First Battle of the Somme".

    L/S of senior military official giving speech in front of memorial. L/S's of people placing wreaths at the foot the memorial. L/S of the memorial. Various more shots of people placing wreaths.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    286.01
    Media URN:
    23293
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    16/10/1922
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:03:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:02:00 / 01:03:10:00
    Canister:
    G 920

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