Military funeral, probably of James Fitz Morris, at Polmont Old Parish Church.

Maker
Unknown
Production date
1919
Description
View of army officers carrying a coffin, draped in a flag, towards the church. A man in a top hat stands to the left foreground holding a ceremonial sword. There are groups of mourners gathered around doorway and gates.
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Department
Maker
Production date
1919
Subject notes
The sword probably belongs to the deceased, indicating that it is the funeral of an officer, probably a casualty of the First World War. The sword would be laid on top of the coffin during the funeral service.
Accession number
P19904

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