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  • Short Summary

    The funeral of the Earl of Ypres takes place in London, the armed forces mourn.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Toll for the brave. Comrades in Arms of all ranks pay last tribute to the imperishable memory of late Earl of Ypres. London.

    M/S of the coffin of Lord French, Earl of Ypres, it is draped in a Union Jack and has his helmet on top. Horses are pulling it on a gun carriage followed by officers and soldiers of all ranks, some carry cushions with medals on. M/S as the coffin is pulled along followed by more soldiers in feathered helmets and bearskin hats. L/S as they all walk along, crowds watch from the side. L/S as the coffin is led up a road, possibly the Mall.

    L/S as the regiments walk along followed by a military band, crowds stand at the side and a Union Jack is hung from a window. M/S as mounted guards ride as part of the procession. An empty gun carriage is pulled along by horses, soldiers walk along followed by more guards and a band. The coffin is pulled along amidst all the mourners. M/S of guards carrying wreaths and other floral tributes. M/S of other personnel from the armed forces marching as part of the procession.

    Note: the cuts run from 01:03:25 to the end of the item.

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    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:10:00 / 01:09:27:00
    G 1194

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