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Title:EIGHTH ARMY CHRISTMAS DAY CHURCH SERVICE [Allocated Title]
Film Number:AYY 305/3
Other titles:BRITISH ARMY OPERATIONS IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Christmas service on the beach between Agheila and Nofelia, Libya.
Description: The parade assembles. General Sir H Alexander and Lieutenant-General Montgomery arrive. The service is attended by army and navy personnel and is conducted by the Reverend R H Royle of St Mark's, Swindon. The musical accompaniment and singing is provided by the RAF.
Production Details: War Office Film Unit (Production company)
Herbert, J R (Production individual)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Montgomery, Bernard Law (person)
Alexander, Harold (1st Earl Alexander of Tunis) (person)
Royle, Ronald Harold (person)
British Army, Eighth Army (regiment/service)
Royal Air Force (regiment/service)
Keywords: Marble Arch, Libya (geography)
Western Desert 1940-1943, North Africa, Second World War (event)
North Africa 1939-1945 (theme)