• Short Summary

    The Scots Guards attend the unveiling of a memorial to the Battle of Waterloo.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Belgium. The Guards Remember".

    Waterloo, Belgium.

    LV Looking through gates of Hougoumont Farm. LV Pan, cattle being driven through farmyard.

    SV Line up of Scots Guards. CU Pan, Guard faces. GV People crowded at the unveiling ceremony outside the farm gates. LV Ceremony in progress. CU "Waterloo" signpost. GV Two girls looking across the battlefield. LV Elevated, looking across battlefield to Hougoumont Farm which lays behind trees.

    CU Pan, painting of Battle of Waterloo. CU Napoleon seated on horse watching the battle. CU Soldiers manning gun and wounded lying around. CU soldier on horseback charging with others amongst wounded. LV Memorial of a broken-winged eagle, marking where Napoleon watched the Battle. CU Eagle. LV Lion on top of hill which marks the spot were the Prince of Orange was wounded. CU Lion. LV Hougoumont Farm Memorial to the French Killed. GV Headquarters of the Duke of Wellington in Waterloo. SV Sign above doorway and cut-out of Scots Piper. LV Le Caillou Far, where Napoleon slept before the battle to the road where the French army advanced. SV Sign above doorway. LV Gates of Hougoumont Farm. CU Model of soldiers fighting at the farm gates. CU Painting of injured soldiers lying around outside gates.

    LV British Ambassador to Belgium unveiling the plaque. SV Guards presenting arms. CU Scots Piper playing lament. SV Padre and Army officer standing to attention. CU Plaque which reads. "In Memory of the Officers and Men of the 2nd Battalion who Died defending this Farm, June 18th, 1815".


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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:
    01:26:29:00 / 01:28:43:00

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