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Title:REMEMBRANCE DAY 1953, ASMARA, ETHIOPIA [Allocated Title]
Film Number:ADM 1445
Other titles:POST-WAR NAVAL OPERATIONS - MISCELLANEOUS [Allocated Series Title]
Summary: Remembrance Day service at Asmara with HMS Glasgow during her Red Sea Cruise.
Description: Royal Marine band of HMS Glasgow marches on; in the foreground is the Eritrean Guard of Honour. British Consul General reads the lesson. Service itself is conducted by the Archdeacon, G H Martin. Guard reverses arms for the Two Minute Silence. Service is continued by Roman Catholic priests. Congregation disperses and the Guard marches off.
Production Details: Admiralty (Production sponsor)
Personalities, Units and Organisations: Asmara (British Consul General) (person)
Martin, G H (person)
Ethiopian Army (regiment/service)
Royal Navy, Royal Marines (regiment/service)
Royal Navy, GLASGOW (HMS), light cruiser (regiment/service)
Keywords: ships, British naval - cruiser: Glasgow (object name)
ceremonies, British - event-related: Remembrance Day (object name)
Ethiopia & Asmara (geography)
Ethiopia & Eritrea (geography)
Notes: Summary: film has not been viewed - information is taken from CNI records.