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  • Short Summary

    Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught, unveils a statue of Field-Marshal Lord Roberts.

  • Description

    London.

    Title: "SOLDIER of EMPIRE. Duke of Connaught unveils Statue to Field-Marshal Lord Roberts".

    M/S of a large memorial draped in a Union Jack, troops of soldiers stand and watch as the flag falls to the ground revealing a statue of Lord Roberts on horseback. M/S of Prince Arthur, Duke of Connaught, in military uniform, he salutes the statue, behind him a troop of soldiers do likewise. C/U of the statue.

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    Film ID:
    342.18
    Media URN:
    24448
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    05/06/1924
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:17:00 / 01:34:49:00
    Canister:
    G 1090

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The unveiling ceremony seen here took place on 30 May 1924, according to this original newspaper article.....

    http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/articl
    e/20738283

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