Congleton Hails The Conquering Hero 1945

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Full title reads: "CONGLETON HAILS THE CONQUERING HERO".

Congleton, Cheshire.

Procession marching up crowded street headed by A.T.C. band. American troops marching through the streets. War hero, Sergeant Eardley, V.C. M.M. & Croix de Guerre is welcomed by the villagers. Crowds cheering,...

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Cataloguer:
Sanja
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
Sound
Media URN:
39750
Sort Number:
45/004
Time in/Out:
01:02:55:00 / 01:03:31:00
Canister:
45/4
Film ID:
1145.02
Issue Date:
11/01/1945

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  • The man featured here is Sergeant George Eardley.

    Details of the action for which he was awarded the Victoria Cross can be found here....

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Harold_Eardley

    jamied 13th May 2012
  • I'll have another go at making that link...

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geo
    rge_Harold_Eardley

    jamied 13th May 2012

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