• Short Summary

    A memorial to fallen Green Jackets is unveiled in Calais, France.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Memorial to Green Jackets. Calais, France.

    L/S people assembled around veiled memorial. M/S memorial draped with Union Jack. M/S inscription on base of memorial. C/U Rifle Brigade badge. C/U Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery shaking hands with French officer. C/U ribbons, pan up to Montgomery. M/S French Guard of Honour. Prince Henry, Duke of Gloucester, accompanied by French Officers saluting Guards of Honour en route to memorial. M/S KRR Guard of honour. C/U two riflemen. M/S service of dedication.

    M/S Duke of Gloucester standing during service. C/U two nuns. C/U girl with bowed head. C/U rifleman. M/S as Gloucester walks towards memorial and unveils it. C/U soldier. C/U top of memorial. M/S graveyard. M/S line of graves. C/U woman placing tulips on grave. C/U women looking at grave. M/S pan girl with wreath walking along line of graves. C/U cross on grave of an unknown soldier. M/S people assembled around memorial. C/U baton, pan up to Field Marshal Lord Wilson of Libya. C/U wreath being placed on memorial, pan up woman. M/S woman placing wreath on memorial. C/U rifle brigade wreath. C/U wreath from Calais. C/U two soldiers. C/U Chelsea Pensioner. M/S people assembled around memorial.

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    Film ID:
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    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
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    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:54:00 / 01:04:26:00

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