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.
Side view of Holmes and the others going up steps over civic building. Pan to sign on building with recruiting message: "Southport's Roll of Honour ... Are You Eligible to Serve? ... If Not Why Not?" Dignitaries on balcony. Mayor gives a speech to crowd below. The hero steps up, salutes and speaks. Mayor leads crowd in cheer.
World War One; honours; decorations.
Modified WPA record.