1. Australia honours victims of air crash 2. HMAS Sydney returns from glorious victory (Cinesound News No 459)

Accession Number F00501
Collection type Film
Measurement 5 min 40 sec
Object type Newsreel
Physical description 35mm/b&w/sound
Maker Cinesound
Place made Australia
Date made 16 August 1940
Access Open
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

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Extracts from Cinesound News No. 459. 1. (2 min 51 sec) The victims are: Brigadier G Street, Minister for the Army, Mr James Fairbairn, Minister for Air, General White, Chief of the General Staff, Sir Henry Gullett, Lieutenant Colonel Thornleigh and others. The service was attended by the Governor General Lord Gowrie and Lady Gowrie and the Prime Minister Mr R G Menzies. General scenes of the funeral cortege. 2. (2 min 49 sec) HMAS Sydney returning after the encounter with the Italian cruiser Bartolomeo Colleoni, action stations, wounded Italians in the sick bay, Captain Collins. (See also F01239 for unedited Department of Information footage)