- Catalogue number
- TEMP 17237
- 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.
- The Buffs in Ramsgate (film by Gaumont) of Service in Memory of the Late Earl Haig. 1928. [Allocated, title taken from note in can] Scratched on leader: B+W RAMSGATE GAUMONT 35mm, B+W, Neg, Mute Pathe, Nitrate, 171ft No titles. Film shot after 29 January 1928. Can contains note with condition reports from 1981 - 2000. Short summary: Assumed first roll of two reel 'Topical' film recording a local procession of veterans and others in Ramsgate held in memory of Earl Haig. Full summary: A band leads the procession along the street, with the flag bearing the words RAMSGATE BAND. Veterans follow, members of the Buffs (Royal East Kents) (?), walking six abreast and led by a uniformed officer. Some of the men are carrying wreaths. The veterans are followed by serving soldiers, then cadets, policemen, sailors, Boy Scouts, local government officers and councillors and the mayor and the mace bearer. The pavement is crowded with onlookers. Cut to a war memorial, with soldiers forming up behind. An unidentified man lays a wreath and steps back to salute. A soldier lays a wreath. The priest and other officials from the church pass in front of the camera. Soldiers fire a rifle salute. Blurred close-up of the wreaths. Note: this film is not listed on the BUFVC database or that for Pathe or Gaumont so is more likely to be a local topical. Accession and scan: item not hold by IWM and seems to be a local topical, not a national newsreel. STH, 22/10/19.