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With a Running Commentary by E.R. Appleton.
Relayed from Alexandra Gardens, Cathays Park, Cardiff.

Order of Service
11.0 Selections of Music played by the Bands of the Navy, Army and Air Force
Hymns will be sung by the people present.
12.0 Arrival of H.R.H. The Prince of Wales
His Royal Highness will inspect the Guard of Honour.
The Members of the Committee, the Architect, the Sculptor, the Contractor and the Writer of the Welsh War Memorial Book, will be presented to His Royal Highness.
The Lord Bishop of Swansea will open the Service with Prayer.
Hymn, 'Jesu, Lover of My Soul' (Tune, 'Aberystwyth')
Lesson read by the Rev. Owen Prys, D.D.
G.F. Forsdike, J.P., Chairman of the Committee, will request His Royal Highness to unveil the Memorial.
His Royal Highness will unveil the Memorial Dedication by the Archbishop of Wales.
Prayer by the Lord Bishop of Llandaff
Sir Cecil Harcourt-Smith, C.V.O., LL.D., will ask the Lord Mayor of Cardiff to accept the Custody of the Memorial.
The Lord Mayor will reply.
The Rt. Hon. D. Lloyd George, O.M., M.P., will ask the President of the National Museum of Wales to receive the Book and deposit it in the National Museum where it may be seen by all.
The President of the National Museum of Wales will accept the custody of the Memorial Book.
Hymn, 'O Valiant Hearts'
The Rev. H. Elvet Lewis will pronounce the Benediction.
Hen Wlad Fy Nhadau
God Save the King
(to 13.00)

Contributors

Commentator:
E.R. Appleton
Speaker:
The Lord Bishop of Swansea [Edward Bevan]
Reader:
The Rev. Owen Prys
Speaker:
G. F. Forsdike
Speaker:
The Lord Bishop of Llandaff [Joshua Pritchard Hughes]
Speaker:
Sir Cecil Harcourt-Smith
Speaker:
The Lord Mayor of Cardiff [William Richard Williams]
Speaker:
The Rt. Hon. D. Lloyd George
Speaker:
The President of the National Museum of Wales [name uncredited]
Speaker:
The Rev. H. Elvet Lewis

Three Vignettes in music and verse, grave and gay, of life with the Colours from 1815 to 1915.
Seen through the eyes of a Chelsea Pensioner.
Episodes:
I. Waterloo
II. South Africa
III. Flanders-and England
The Cast will include: John Rorke, Donald Davies, Jack Parkin, Tom Jones, The Super Six, The Station Orchestra
In Episode III will be enacted the Comedy:
A Gold Stripe
by Matthew Boulton
Emma Sprooles is tidying up her home, a tenement flat in Tooley Street, S.E., because her husband, Ted, locally described as a 'nero', gets his discharge from hospital that day. Mrs. Hopkins, a neighbour who 'can't 'elp being plump', comes in bursting with curiosity to find out all she can, and Bill Gosling, a former comrade of Ted's, arrives unexpectedly, for he is home on leave.

Contributors

Arranged by:
C. H. Brewer
Performer:
John Rorke
Performer:
Donald Davies
Performer:
Jack Parkin
Performer:
Tom Jones
Singers:
The Super Six
Musicians:
The Station Orchestra
Writer (A Gold Stripe):
Matthew Boulton
Bill Gosling:
Donald Davies
Ted Sprooles:
Jack Parkin
Emma Sprooles:
Hope Kerr
Mrs. Hopkins:
Eileen Blunden

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