Duke of Gloucester's visit to AIF

Accession Number F01240
Collection type Film
Measurement 3 min 50 sec
Object type Actuality footage
Physical description 35mm/b&w/silent
Maker Hurley, James Francis (Frank)
Place made French Mandate for Syria and Lebanon: Lebanon, Beirut Tripoli Area, Tripoli
Date made 19 May 1942
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

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One of the most impressive ceremonial parades witnessed in the Middle East took place during the recent visit of His Royal Highness the Duke of Gloucester to the AIF troops somewhere in Syria. His Royal Highness, attended by Sir Harold H Maitland Wilson GOC Eastern Command and staff, are being escorted to the saluting base by Lieutenant General Sir Leslie Morshead, Commanding AIF in Middle East.

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