• Short Summary

    Sergeant masters are decorated by King George V in ceremony at Chester Castle

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: His Majesty's Tour

    ENGLAND: Cheshire: Chester: Chester Castle:
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    SV King and Queen up steps to platform - King salutes pan to V soldiers saluting.

    SSV soldiers up steps in turn, officer by King reading out name from list, soldiers receive awards from king. Sergeant Masters,in wheel chair is by the steps, a nurse attending him.

    SV soldiers give 3 cheers, raising their hats (nurse raises Sergeant Masters cap.)

    SLATE INFORMATION: The King Decorating Sergeant Masters

    SV King descends steps to decorate Sergeant Masters. TITLE: King decorates Sergeant Masters.

    MV King and Queen shake hands with officers.

    SV King and party past row of nurses, King stops to shake hands with the nurse in charge.

    SV Sergeant Masters in wheelchair near platform

    SV (from behind soldiers) soldiers walk up steps to receive medals.

    MV soldiers raise caps for these cheers - King descends steps.

    SV King decorates Sergeant Masters.

    MV King and Queen chat and shake hands with officers.

    royalty, soldiers, military, Prince George of Wales, The Duke of York, The Prince of Wales
    Background: Sergeant masters are decorated by King George V in ceremony at Chester Castle

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA1ANPZK37W67DUZ6RFQIG71K47
    Media URN:
    VLVA1ANPZK37W67DUZ6RFQIG71K47
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/05/1917
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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