• Short Summary

    A memorial service is held in France for men of the 51st Highland division.

  • Description

    Item title reads - The immortal 51st.

    France.

    L/S of French coast near St. Valery-en-Caux. M/S as a soldier of the 51st Highland division looks at graves of unknown British soldiers at war cemetery. L/S of allied flags. French children walk in a procession to the cemetery for a memorial service. M/S as the mayors of Aberdeen, Elgin and Inverness attend. M/S as a French army officer lays a wreath on the memorial in the cemetery. C/U's of the gathering in the cemetery including British officers and French army officers. M/S as a British Major General lays wreath on the memorial. Little girls lay flowers on the graves. Various shots as a clergyman conducts the service.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1404.20
    Media URN:
    45694
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    15/07/1946
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:50:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:14:00 / 01:35:04:00
    Canister:
    46/56

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