Veterans of the Ulster Division prepare to leave Belfast to attend a commemoration at Thiepval.
- Title Ulster Veterans Leave For Commemoration
- 1st Broadcast 01/07/1976
- ContributorDermot Mullane (Reporter)
Jim Dougall (Reporter)
- Clip Duration 00:03:15
- Material Type Video
- Series title RTÉ News
- Clip title Ulster Veterans Return To The Somme
- Extended description
Dermot Mullane reports on the departure of sixty seven veterans of the Ulster Division to a commemoration of the Battle of the Somme sixty years after it began.
John Saunders tells reporter Jim Dougall that he went to war when he was seventeen and he remembers so many of his friends and neighbours from the Belfast Brigade who were injured or killed.
Another veteran Mr Wilson was in the cavalry and recalls men falling asleep on their horses.
RTÉ News reports on veterans of the Ulster Division leaving to attend a commemoration at Thiepval.
Broadcast 1 July 1976.
- Local keywords First World War, World War 1, Great War, Wars, Conflicts,
- Geographical coverage Ireland, Belfast
- Topic Wars and Conflict
- Publisher Broadcaster RTÉ
- First broadcast channel RTÉ
- Production year 1976
- Country of production Ireland
- Original identifier N183/0076F
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- Item type part/extract
- Item colour Colour
- Item sound Mono
- Aspect ratio 4:3
- Language used English (eng)
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Ulster Veterans Return To The Somme
Broadcast - 01/07/1976
Clip Length - 00:03:15