Detail

Title ID 1747Collection ID155
TitleMemorial in Burma
Date31 August 1944
CollectionQueens Royal Surrey Regiment
Genre/TypeProfessionalFilm/Video companyNon-fictionActuality/Factual
ThemeWartime and Military
KeywordsArmed Forces Ceremonies Commemorative Events Memorials Monuments Religious Activities Second World War (1939-1945) Wars
Location
NationalMyanmar Asia
Credits
ProductionBritish Movietone News
FormatBlack & White Silent
Duration1 min. 35 sec.
Copyright & AccessCopyright restrictions apply, contact Screen Archive South East for details

Summary

Soldiers participate in a Memorial Service for the men of the 1st Battalion of the Queens Royal Surrey Regiment at a war memorial in Myanmar (formerly Burma).

Description

A war memorial dedicated to the men and officers of the 1st Battalion of the Queens Royal Regiment is unveiled on a barren Burmese hillside in 1944. A vicar leads a service of remembrance before individual soldiers march past the memorial, stopping in silence to salute as they do so.

Stills

A still from 'Memorial in Burma' (ca.1945) showing a soldier saluting