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    KOSB commemoration service at war cemetery in Korea & troops leave for Hong Kong.

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    Pusan, War Cemetery, Korea.

    GV. Pan - Pusan War cemetery. MS. & LS. Crosses in the cemetery. Various shots of the troops of the KOSB (King's Own Scottish Borderers) marching into the cemetery for commemoration service. LS. Priests and officers walking to the altar. LS. Lieutenant Colonel Tadman laying wreath at foot of altar and saluting. Various shots of the troops singing hymns. LS. Lieutenant Colonel Tadman reading the lesson. More shots of the service with priest addressing the gathering, the troops listening etc. GV. Gathering. LS. Troops singing hymns - William Speakman V.C. on right. LS. Elevated shot of the service. LS. Priest giving sermon - two shots. LS. Buglers, playing last post. LS. Union Jack flying at half mast. LS. Buglers and pipers grouped around flag pole. MS. Pipers playing. LS. Flag being lowered. MS. Pipers playing. MS. Troops saluting as flag is lowered. LS. Troops wandering through the cemetery looking at their comrades' graves. LS. Troops on docks answering roll call. CU. Sergeant calling roll call. Various shots of the troops waiting. LS. Pan, officers and troops waiting. LS. Elevated, pipe band playing on wharf. MS. & LS. Troops onboard ship looking as they leave Pusan Harbour for Hong Kong. MS. & LS. Regimental flag being raised on ship's mast. LS. Blue Peter and Regimental flag flying at mast head. LS. Equipment and supplies being loaded onto ship. MS. & LS. Supplies being unloaded from lorries. LS. Supplies being loaded aboard ship. LS. Troop carrying lorries arriving. Various shots of the troops going aboard ship. MS. Lieutenant Colonel Tadman receiving bouquet from Korean girl. LS. Lieutenant Colonel Tadman going aboard holding bouquet. LS. Troops waving from ship. LS. People waving from wharf as ship gets under way. LS. Troops waving from ship as it moves away.

    (Mute Lav.)

    Date found in the old record - 10/08/1952.

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    Film ID:
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    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:23:00 / 01:42:56:00
    UN 2463 A

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