Funeral of Lieutenant General Sir Stanley Savige (DPR/S/40)

Accession Number F11409
Collection type Film
Measurement 6 min 14 sec
Object type To be confirmed
Physical description 16mm/b&w/silent
Maker Defence Public Relations (DPR)
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made May 1954
Access Open
Conflict Period 1950-1959

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain


Coverage of the funeral of Lieutenant General Sir Stanley George Savige KBE, CB, DSO, MC who died on 15 May 1954, in Kew, Victoria. Shows leaving St Paul's cathedral Melbourne by the south door. Moving to the gun carriage in Flinders Street. Casket loaded on the the guncarriage. Escort of the Victorian Scottish Regiment , 5 Battalion CMF move off. The band of the Victorian Scttish Regiment move off. Gun carriage moves past. View of the band moving up Wellington Parade. Gun carriage and escort , mourners, Legacy mourners and cars including wreaths move up Wellington parade. the procession moves through leading detachment of guards. Escort enters Box Hill cemetery followed by the band and mouners and then to the grave side. Graveside shots of the Army service followed by the Legacy service. Bishops leaving the catherderal. Cortege moving up Flinders street. Insignia bears. Gun carriage passing through escort. Casket passing through leading detachment at the cemetery. Coffin at the graveside. Views of service at the graveside and onlookers. Legacy President address at the graveside.

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