AUSTRALIA AND NEW ZEALAND CONTINGENTS FOR CORONATION [Allocated Title]
The Australian and New Zealand contingents to the coronation of HM Queen Elizabeth II are inspected by C-in-C Mediterranean, Earl Mountbatten.
Admiral Mountbatten visits HMAS Sydney in Grand Harbour, Malta; he arrives on the flight deck, inspects the Guard of Honour and meets officers. He inspects the ship's company inspects Army and Air Force contingents from both Australia and New Zealand. He shakes hands with three Australian Army VCs and addresses the ship's company.