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  • Short Summary

    Ceremony in which the flags of H.M.S. Kent damaged in Falkland Islands action in December 1914 were deposited in the cathedral in Canterbury.

  • Description

    Canterbury Cathedral, Kent, 1916.

    World War One; ceremony in which the flags of H.M.S. Kent; damaged in Falkland Islands action in December; 1914; were deposited in the cathedral in Canterbury. Opens with raised angle shot of soldiers formed up in front of cathedral, with a band in the centre. Line of soldiers entering Cathedral. Civic and military dignitaries preceed armed naval platoon escorting flags. Military guard presents arms. Naval escort stops outside Cathedral door and
    flag bearers carry flags inside. Cut to pltoon of naval ratings from HMS Pembroke and more soldiers (Royal Marines?) entering Cathedral. Line of more people entering – civic dignitaries and
    military officers, followed by members of the Judiciary?

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1850.31
    Media URN:
    71306
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:50:00 / 01:38:20:00
    Canister:
    ON 013 A

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