- Catalogue number
- TEMP 17235
- Buffs Church Parade. Cliftonville 1928 [Allocated, title taken from condition report in can] Short Summary: Continuing coverage of a parade in Ramsgate by the veterans of the 'Buffs', serving military units, policemen, cadets, Boy Scouts and others, in memory of Earl Haig, who died on 29/1/1928. See TEMP 17235 for negative of first roll of film and Temp 17237 for print of first roll. Summary: Ms of four Army officers standing in line facing the camera. Cut to corner of a street as soldiers carrying standards pass by. Ws as the band parades down a slight hill towards the camera. Soldiers, Boy Scouts, follow, as do children and others who follow the parade as it passes by. 35mm, B+W, Neg, mute. Pathe 1928, Nitrate, 85ft.n [Pathe edge ID is followed by the Kodak symbols for 1928, which would be the correct year, assuming the memorial service was held in the same year as Haig's death.] Note in can gives reports on condition of film from 1981 to 2000. Accession and scan: item not hold by IWM and seems to be a local topical, not a national newsreel. STH, 22/10/19.
- "Ramsgate Memorial Service in Memory of the Late Earl Haig (with Buffs?)" (1928) [Allocated, title taken from condition report in can] Print of negative of first roll of two reel newsreel coverage taken by Gaumont (?) of memorial parade in Ramsgate in memory of Earl Haig, who died on 29 January 1928. This roll is not a complete copy of the neg (Temp 17235) as it misses the opening shots of the Ramsgate Band at the head of the parade and does not include the close-up shots of the wreaths at the end. Summary: A parade of veterans, six abreast, walk solemnly up a street in Ramsgate, Kent. The pavement is crowded with onlookers, including a group of boys, who turn to look at the cameraman. The veterans (Buffs- Royal East Kents) are followed by soldiers, drummers, policemen, members of the fire brigade, sailors, cadets, Boy Scouts, Girl Guides and one assumes, local government officers and councillors with the mayor and mace bearer. Locals, including children, join the procession at its end. Cut to the war memorial by a church, where an unidentified civilian male lays a wreth, steps back and salutes. He is followed by a soldier, who also lays a wreath. A priest and others from the church pass in front of the camera. To the left of the memorial, soldiers form up and fire a rifle salute. 35mm, B+W, Pos, mute. Nitrate, 135ft. No edge code to indicate stock manufacturer or age of stock. First half of roll is yellow and faded, rest of reel is better but whole roll is shrunk. Condition report gives annual reports from 1981 to 2000. Accession and scan: item not hold by IWM and seems to be a local topical, not a national newsreel. STH, 22/10/19.