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  • Short Summary

    Cuts from newsreel 46/56 - Soldiers pay homage to comrades who died in France, 1940.

  • Description

    Unused / unissued material - dates and locations may be unclear / unknown.

    Cuts from newsreel 46/56 - Members of the former 51st Highland Division return to St Valery en Caux, France to pay homage to their comrades who died there in June 1940.

    Elevated shots of 51st Highland Division marching through the streets of a town. British and French officers walk in procession behind the military bands. Scottish soldier inspects the graves of his former comrades. Scottish pipe major playing bagpipes at the graveside.

    Various shots of the scene at the graveside. The French flag flying alongside the memorial erected in memory of the Scottish soldiers. French civilian places a wreath on the memorial. Small French girls place flowers on the graves. French priest blesses the graves whilst Allied Officers file past in the background and salute the graves. French officials and Allied Officers place wreaths on the graves.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2321.25
    Media URN:
    74728
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1946
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    02:00:19:00 / 02:01:56:00
    Canister:
    UN 1521 G

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