Cpl. Holmes V.C. Honoured 1914-1918

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Southport, Merseyside.

Corporal Holmes is awarded Victoria Cross at ceremony in his honour at Southport. Horse drawn carriage pulls up with Holmes, another officer and 2 men in bowler hats in back, Holmes salutes. C/U men in back of open carriage, a crowd surrounds it.

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Cataloguer:
Amelia
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
sound
Media URN:
71534
Sort Number:
ON 020 J
Time in/Out:
01:42:49:00 / 01:44:20:00
Canister:
ON 020 J
Film ID:
1854.37
Issue Date:
1914 - 1918

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  • The man seen here is Frederick Holmes, a Lance Corporal at the time he won his Victoria Cross.

    A picture of Holmes is attached here....

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

    Details of the actions for which he was awarded his VC can be found here.....

    www.victoriacross.org.uk/bbholmes.htm

    jamied 13th May 2012

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