• Short Summary

    Memorial to people who died at sea during First World War is unveiled.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Southampton. 'To those who have no known grave'. Field Marshal Sir William Robertson unveils beautiful memorial to those who lie 'somewhere in the unplumbed and estranging sea'."

    Southampton, Hampshire.

    Veterans and members of the British Legion come forward carrying flags. The march past rows of grave stones in war cemetery and form up by monument.

    Field Marshal Sir William Robertson makes speech about the simple memorial he is to unveil to those who died at sea during WWI. He pulls the cord to unveil the monument.

    Two priests carry out small service of dedication to bless the memorial.

    Flags are raised by Veterans.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    761.12
    Media URN:
    8668
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    11/12/1930
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:19:38:00 / 01:21:49:00
    Canister:
    30/56 aka G 1771

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