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  • Short Summary

    Duchess of York attend service for St John's Ambulance and Order of St John.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "London. Order of St. John of Jerusalem Centenary Celebrations. HRH The Duchess of York as Commandant-in-Chief of the Nursing Divisions - heads procession in Commemoration Service at Westminster Abbey."

    Westminster Abbey, London.

    Parade of clerics through cloisters in Abbey. After them come dignitaries of the Order of Saint John wearing the traditional capes of their order with crosses on them.

    Shots of parade of Nurses marching across the road.

    The Duchess of York (later Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother) wearing the uniform of the St John's Ambulance Brigade meets the nurses at the entrance to the Cathedral grounds and walks in ahead of them. BV of nurses going into Abbey. Shots of nurses parading in to Abbey. Prince Albert, the Duke of York (later King George VI) waits at the door of the Abbey until the nurses have gone in.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    815.15
    Media URN:
    10762
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    25/06/1931
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:18:00 / 01:20:56:00
    Canister:
    31/51

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