Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, visits Stockport to unveil its war memorial building.
Item title reads - Prince Henry unveils Stockport's magnificent war memorial. Cheshire.
M/S as crowds of people stand at the side of the road as the royal car pulls up. Two military officers get out and salute as Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, follows them. Various shots as he walks down a line of war veterans with other officers. L/S of the huge crowds stood waiting, the camera pans across them. M/S as town officials walk past. M/S of Prince Henry and the dignitaries stood outside the memorial building, which has big pillars outside, the camera pans across them. L/S as the camera pans up the building to the top where 'Remembrance' is written into the stone.
Intertitle - 'and afterwards visits Macclesfield.' M/S as Prince Henry climbs out of a car with two other officers and salutes to the mayor. M/S as he walks down a line of soldiers standing to attention. M/S of a little boy saluting, he has medals pinned to his coat. M/S of lots of children waving madly, the camera pans across them.
Jan 2011: Cited in the Macclesfield Express 200 Years Supplement