• Short Summary

    Princess Elizabeth unveils a memorial to soldiers of the Royal Artillery.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Princess Unveils Gunners Memorial".

    Hyde Park Corner, London.

    LS Elevated shot of the Royal Artillery Memorial at Hyde Park corner with choirboys taking up positions for the ceremony. MV The memorial.

    CU ATS (Auxiliary Territorial Service) sergeant wearing medals. CU Medals of a RA Captain pan up to his face. LS Princess Elizabeth (later Queen Elizabeth II) reviewing troops. CU. Medals pan up to soldiers face. MS Princess Elizabeth inspecting troops.

    CU Blind ex-serviceman. LS Elizabeth walking past choir- boys. Troops lined up opposite.

    MS Memorial MS Princess Elizabeth standing in front of plaque before unveiling it She speaks "To the Glory of God and in honoured memory of the officers and men of the Royal Regiment of Artillery.,who gave their lives and men of the Royal Regiment of Artillery, who gave their lives in the 1939-45 World War. Elizabeth unveiling the plaque. Field Marshal Alanbrooke stand beside her.

    CU Veteran. MV Trumpeters playing reveille. CU Gun on top of Memorial, pan down to wreaths at base. CU Medals on young girl's chest pan up to face. LV Soldiers placing wreaths on memorial. LV Veterans and soldiers walking towards memorial to place wreaths.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:54:03:00 / 01:55:26:00

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