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  • Short Summary

    Medal presentation at Durham (Durdham) Downs.

  • Description

    Royal visit to Bristol and Bath - Investiture at Durham (Durdham) Downs.

    Pan across group of girls in uniforms; to doorway. King George V; Queen Mary; and several other people enter. Shot of the girls standing outside in front of wall; waving as car drives by. Shot of King on platform pinning on medals. Soldiers in audience.

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    Film ID:
    1894.04
    Media URN:
    72648
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:55:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:04:08:00 / 01:05:03:00
    Canister:
    ON 093 D

Comments (1)

  1. To Mayberry says

    This film shows George V at an investiture at Durdham Downs, Bristol, on 8 November 1917. The first recipient shown is Captain Angus Buchanan of Coleford, Gloucestershire, who is invested by the King with the Victoria Cross and the Military Cross.

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