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HNL 1022: Funeral of aviator Sir Ross Smith 1922

Large formal funeral of Ross Smith who was killed in April 1922 at Brooklands, England (also crew member J. Bennett). Coffin draped in Union Jack, guarded by airmen, crowds on steps, Guard of Honour, flag carried down steps, flag at half mast, decorated coffin on coffin bearer, air force band following coffin through streets.
Access No. 42070 | 3 mins 58 secs | 1920s | Melbourne, Vic, Australia | © Contact Film Australia Collection Library | B&W |