• Short Summary

    A naval funeral is held for Lieutenant Alexander Warneford.

  • Description

    Navy funeral of Lieutenant Reginald Alexander Warneford VC Royal Navy.

    Brompton Cemetery, London.

    LS procession going through graveyard; with rows of white crosses at side. LS sailors pulling gun carriage carrying coffin draped with Union Jack flag. LS as others walk alongside and behind, more sailors stand along the walk.

    LS British policeman by the coffin. LS as sailors lift coffin to their shoulders and carry it to open grave where priest stands waiting. LS as coffin is lowered into grave. MS sailors aiming rifles in air to fire a salute.

    (More from this funeral on ON 153 J; ON 194 O).

    Note: Funeral took place 21 June 1915.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2324.41
    Media URN:
    74817
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:52:11:00 / 01:54:39:00
    Canister:
    ON 188 E

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 1942.60

  2. jamied says

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

  3. British Pathé says

    We appreciate these additional details. Thanks.

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