• Short Summary

    Funeral of Royal navy Admiral Sir John de Robeck.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: The Navy bows its Head. Impressive scenes at the funeral of Admiral Sir John de Robeck who commanded the naval forces at Gallipoli landing.

    SLATE INFORMATION: At Portsmouth en route for the Isle of Wight.

    ENGLAND: Hampshire: Portsmouth:
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    Royal Navy sailors marching along in procession at funeral of Admiral Sir John de Robeck
    Coffin along carried on gun carriage
    Sailors along arm in arm
    Coffin carried on board ship
    Royal Navy officers lined up in tribute
    Ship moving away from ducks
    Smoke from gun salure

    Solent:
    Royal navy ships along
    Sailors standing as honour guard around coffin on board ship

    Isle of Wight:
    Coffin carried along floowed by officers carrying the insignia of Admiral de Robeck
    Coffin carried for funeral
    Gun salute fired over grave
    Buglers playing
    People gathered around grave
    Background: Funeral of Royal navy Admiral Sir John de Robeck.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA4ODGKXKR5P9RODGU9H7WCC67Z
    Media URN:
    VLVA4ODGKXKR5P9RODGU9H7WCC67Z
    Group:
    Reuters - Empire News Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    26/01/1928
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:08:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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