Duke of Gloucester's visit to AIF

Collection ID F01240
Collection type Film
Title Duke of Gloucester's visit to AIF
Measurement 3 min 40 sec
Object type Actuality footage
Maker Hurley, James Francis (Frank)
Place made French Mandate for Syria and Lebanon: Lebanon, Beirut Tripoli Area, Tripoli
Date made 19 May 1942
Copyright Copyright unknown

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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