• Short Summary

    A MEMORIAL CEREMONY WAS HELD IN THE CEMETERY OF OUR LORD, OSLO, JANUARY 18, TO MARK THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARRIVAL OF THE SCOTT EXPEDITION AT THE SOUTH POLE.

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    GV GUARD OF HONOUR AND PEOPLE AT GRAVESIDE
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    SV PEOPLE
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    RV NAVAL GUARD OF HONOUR
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    LV PAN..COMMANDER THORLEIF PETTERSEN LAYS WREATH ON GRAVE, ON BEHALF OF KING OLAV
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    CU PAN..WREATH PAN UP TO TOMBSTONE
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    SCU LORD MOUNTEVANS AND THE DOWAGER LADY MOUNTEVANS, SON AND WIDOW OF DECEASED
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    CU LORD MOUNTEVANS SPEAKS AT GRAVESIDE
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    LV DITTO
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    GV CEMETERY
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    Initials KJ/S/WS/BB



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    Background: A MEMORIAL CEREMONY WAS HELD IN THE CEMETERY OF OUR LORD, OSLO, JANUARY 18, TO MARK THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ARRIVAL OF THE SCOTT EXPEDITION AT THE SOUTH POLE.

    AT THE GRAVE OF LORD MOUNTEVANS, A NORWEGIAN NAVAL GUARD OF HONOUR, OFFICIAL REPRESENTATIVES, AND RELATIVES PAID TRIBUTE TO THE MAN WHO ACCOMPANIES CAPTAIN ROBERT FALCON SCOTT AS SECOND IN COMMAND ON THE BRITISH ANTARCTIC EXPEDITION 1910-13 AND RETURNED IN COMMAND AFTER SCOTT'S BEATH. LORD MOUNTEVANS, LIEUTENANT EVANS AT THE TIME OF THE ANTARCTIC VENTURE, DIED IN NORWAY IN 1957.

    COMMANDER THORLEIF PETTERSEN, REPRESENTING KING OLAV V, LAID A WREATH ON THE TOMB OF LORD MOUNTEVANS WHO WAS AWARDED THE NORWEGIAN WAS MEDAL FOR SERVICES DURING THE INVASION OF NORWAY IN WORLD WAR TWO. THE DOWAGER LADY MOUNTEVANS, A NORWEGIAN BY BIRTH, PLACED FLOWERS ON THE GRAVE. THE PRESENT LORD MOUNTEVANS CONCLUDED THE CEREMONY WITH A BRIEF ADDRESS OF GRATITUDE ON BEHALF OF HIS FAMILY.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA8TIH6VZ5QP7JRN8P0CIC7WPYS
    Media URN:
    VLVA8TIH6VZ5QP7JRN8P0CIC7WPYS
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/01/1962
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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