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  • Short Summary

    Field Marshal Sir Henry Wilson opens a Memorial Tower on Thiepval Battlefields to honour Ulster's dead.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Ulster's Cenotaph to her heroic dead. Field Marshal Sir Henry Wilson opens Memorial Tower on Thiepval Battlefields. France.

    Field Marshal Wilson walks down a line of soldiers and salutes. M/S as the camera pans across military personnel and other guests to the Field Marshal making a speech. L/S of the tower with people outside, the camera pans up it to the top. M/S of clergy doing a service on the steps. M/S of the Field Marshal and others standing watching. M/S of the caretakers of the tower Sergeant Joseph Savage and his French wife.

    Note: there is a dark patch on the right of the frame, it looks like something might have got in the camera.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    248.17
    Media URN:
    22623
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/11/1921
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:15:26:00 / 01:16:41:00
    Canister:
    G 827

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