Victory in Europe Thanksgiving Service, Lagos Nigeria

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Victory in Europe Thanksgiving Service, Lagos Nigeria

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An extract from a newsletter referring to the celebrations in Lagos.

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1945-05

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One typewritten sheet

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IBCC Digital Archive

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(11) [underlined] VICTORY IN EUROPE THANKSGIVING SERVICE, LAGOS NIGERIA. [/underlined]

Many thousands of Africans and several hundreds of Europeans attended the Victory in Europe Thanksgiving Service held on the Race Course at Lagos, Nigeria. The Right Rev. L.G. Vining, Bishop of Lagos officiated, assisted by Ministers of the Lagos Churches.

His Excellency the Officer Administering the Government, Sir Gerald Whitely accompanied by the Aide-de-Camp, attended the Service and later received the salute at the March Past of Units of the Army, Navy, R.A.F., Boy Scouts, Girl Guides and Schoolchildren.

D.W. 2426. – Oba (Chief) Falolu of Lagos with his attendants at the Victory in Europe Thanksgiving Service held on the Lagos Race Course.
ISSUED BY THE WEST AFRICAN PHOTOGRAPHIC SERVICE, MINISTRY OF INFORMATION, ACCRA, GOLD COAST, BRITISH WEST AFRICA.

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“Victory in Europe Thanksgiving Service, Lagos Nigeria,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed November 28, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/26184.

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