• Short Summary

    Commonwealth Golf match, Devons given freedom of Barnstable + Indefatigable ensign to Holborn borough.

  • Description

    Title reads: "One Minute News".

    Southport, Merseyside.

    The British Empire Challenge Golf match with Welsh golfer Dai Rees and C.H. Ward of Birmingham versus Bobbie Locke of South Africa and Australian Norman Van Nida. Various shots of match in progress, sizeable crowd watched. Includes good C/Us of Rees and Van Nida. Locke and Van Nida win. M/S of golf official presenting Locke with cheque for £500.

    Barnstaple, Devon.

    The Devon Regiment receive the freedom of the city of Barnstaple. Various shots of soldiers marching through the town with fixed bayonets. The Mayor watches the troops march past with Army officers. Troops carry their regimental colours.

    Holborn, London.

    The White Ensign flag of aircraft carrier HMS Indefatigable is presented to the Borough of Holborn. L/S of the flag party, carrying the white Ensign, slowly marching past men of the Indefatigable who stand to attention. L/S of the flag being handed over to Superintendent Rowlerson of the Metropolitan Police. Rowlerson receives the Ensign on behalf of the Borough of Holborn whilst the Mayor and civic officials look on. Rowlerson slow marches with the Ensign into the Town Hall. M/S of officers and ratings of the Indefatigable marching into the Town Hall to sound of Royal Marines' band.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:50:00 / 01:40:57:00

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment