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Soldiers Give Up Their Xmas Dinner for Old Age Pensioners

Series

Series Name
Pathe News

Issue

Issue No.
68/103
Date Released
22 Dec 1968
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Queen Open New Mint
  2. 2Laser Beam
  3. 3Nuclear Ship
  4. 4Super-Tanker
  5. 5Press Photographer of the Year
  6. 6Soldiers Give Up Their Xmas Dinner for Old Age Pensioners

Story

Story No. within this Issue
6 / 6
Summary
Time for celebration for 150 old age pensioners. About 800 troops had given up their traditional Christmas dinner and spent the £200 it had saved of Regimental Funds on a slap-up Christmas meal for the senior citizens. It was a heartwarming gesture in keeping with the spirit of Christmas. In that same spirit Pathe News looks at tour Earth from afar to reflect on the good and bad in mankind in the hope that peace and goodwill will one day be universal.
Keywords
Entertainment and leisure; Social welfare; Military
Locations
Catterick
Footage sources
Library
Credits:
Camera
Kenneth G. Goddard
Length of story (in feet)
138
Story extras:
Film clip

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Name
British Pathe Ltd
Email
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Web
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Phone
0207 665 8340
Address
The Media Centre
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London
W1W 5AJ
Notes
Pathe now also handles the Reuters Historical Collection, which includes the British Paramount, Empire British, Gaumont Graphic and Gaumont British newsreels.
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