• Short Summary

    Field Marshal Herbert Charles Onslow Plumer, 1st Viscount Plumer, gives a speech to relatives of those British soldiers with unknown graves at the opening of the Menin Memorial Gate

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATON: And a Monument of Memory

    BELGIUM: Ypres:
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    GV Ceremony at Menin Memorial Gate
    GVs of gate and inscription GVs People gathered
    Lord Plumer delivering speech (unheard)
    More shots of ceremony and Menin Gate

    SLATE INFORMATION: Thousands of bereaved relatives make solemn pilgrimage to the immortal salient, where 58,600 British Soldiers have unknown graves

    Various shots of friends and relatives along through gate
    Military officers along
    Lord Plumer onto podium

    SLATE INFORMATION: The opening of the Menin Gate by F.M. Lord Plumer, amid a tense emotional silence

    Flags above gateas drop down to uncover inscription

    Lord Plumer delivering speech (unheard)

    arch, memorial, crowd, postwar, moment of silence, fallen soldiers
    Background: Field Marshal Herbert Charles Onslow Plumer, 1st Viscount Plumer, gives a speech to relatives of those British soldiers with unknown graves at the opening of the Menin Memorial Gate

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA667TL0FLQ4U0A1THUBSURUF0U
    Media URN:
    VLVA667TL0FLQ4U0A1THUBSURUF0U
    Group:
    Reuters - Gaumont Graphic Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    01/01/1927
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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