• Short Summary

    Unveiling of the new War Memorial commemorating WW I in Zeebrugge.

  • Description

    Zeebrugge, Belgium.

    Title in French reads 'St. George Day a te Zeebrugge'.

    Several shots of the crowds of troops and civilians gathered at sea shore at Zeebrugge for the unveiling of the War Memorial commemorating WW I, the old memorial was destroyed during the WW II by the Germans. A man addressing the crowd. Several shots of the memorial being unveiled, British flag is dropped, Guard of Honour seen beside. Several close up shot of the memorial with date - 23/04/1918 - memorial commemorates naval exploit of Admiral Keys on St. George's Day 1918. Man addressing the crowd. More shots of the memorial and the people around. Man laying wreath on base of the memorial. More shots of the wreaths being laid, flags flying, naval Guard of Honour and crowd at the ceremony. Several shots of the march past of old and new troops.

    Date found in the old record 03/05/1946. French voiceover.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2309.06
    Media URN:
    75756
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:18:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:09:00 / 01:09:27:00
    Canister:
    UN 1395 A

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