• Short Summary

    LIEUTENANT COLONEL J.W.G. GRAY, COMMANDER OF THE HADHRAMI BEDOUIN LEGION, WAS MURDERED BY GUNMEN NEAR?

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    GV TOWN AND ARMY POST
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    SV COMMANDER INSPECTS ARAB TROOPS
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    SCU ARAB TROOPS
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    CU COMMANDER INSPECTS ARAB TROOPS
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    SV OFFICER
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    GV TROOPS
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    SV COMMANDER INSPECTS ANOTHER CONTINGENT
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    SV BUGLER
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    LV COMMANDER AND ESCORT WALK ACROSS PARADE GROUND
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    Background: LIEUTENANT COLONEL J.W.G. GRAY, COMMANDER OF THE HADHRAMI BEDOUIN LEGION, WAS MURDERED BY GUNMEN NEAR MUKALLA, IN THE EASTERN AREA OF THE ADEN PROTECTORATE, YESTERDAY (FRIDAY).

    COLONEL GRAY, A BRITON, WAS RETURNING FROM A CINEMA WITH HIS WIFE THEN THE GUNMAN ATTACKED. COLONEL GRAY WAS WOUNDED IN BOTH LUNGS, BUT MANAGED TO DRIVE TWO MILE TO THE BRITISH RESIDENCY IN MUKALLA, WHERE HE DIED. HIS WIFE WAS CRITICALLY WOUNDED IN THE INCIDENT. SHE WAS LATER FLOWN BY AN R. A. F. AIRCRAFT TO HOSPITAL IN ADEN.

    COLONEL GRAY, WHO WOULD HAVE BEEN 56 YEAR-OLD ON MONDAY (AUGUST 1ST), HAD COMMANDED THE HADHRAMI BEDOUIN LEGION FOR SEVEN-AND-A-HALF YEARS.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1LLJVE556BQZTYMKKE4Y4B6NA
    Media URN:
    VLVA1LLJVE556BQZTYMKKE4Y4B6NA
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    30/07/1966
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:54:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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