• Short Summary

    Remembrance service at Runnymede memorial for WW2 Commonwealth airmen.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Commonwealth Air Forces Remembrance".

    Runnymede, Surrey.

    L/S of Runnymede memorial. Members of the public walk up path towards the Runnymede memorial. Angle shot Royal Air Force (RAF) wings over memorial. Panning C/U South African representative Brigadier J.P. Verster walking down pathway towards memorial. M/S the Malaysian representative Colonel M. Noor. L/S High Commissioner for Australia, the Rt. Hon. A. R. Downer stepping out of car and being greeted.

    L/S service in progress inside grounds of memorial. L/S regimental standards being lowered during playing of the Last Post, pan to memorial. L/S High Commissioner of Australia laying wreath on the memorial stone. C/U writing engraved on the memorial: "They died for freedom, etc." C/U High Commissioner for Australia turning and walking away. L/S guests standing in archways watching. L/S Earl of Gosford lays the RAFA wreath. Angle shot of wreaths. C/U wreaths. L/S people looking at names of dead engraved on memorial. Panning C/U down names: Angle shot of the memorial, flowers in foreground.

    Note: service programme and letter from RAF public relations letter on file.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:00:15:00 / 01:01:23:00

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