Heroes Honoured 1941

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Title reads: "Heroes Honoured".

Buckingham Palace, London.

M/S of servicemen and civilians leaving Buckingham Palace after an investiture. C/U of Mr Thomas Alderson with his wife, he is wearing the George Cross medal. Alderson is the first recipient of the medal. M/S of Lieutenant...

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Cataloguer:
Amelia
Stock:
Black & White
Sound:
sound
Media URN:
38855
Sort Number:
41/042
Time in/Out:
01:34:50:00 / 01:35:54:00
Canister:
41/42
Film ID:
1115.30
Issue Date:
26/05/1941

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  • Details of the actions for which Thomas Alderson was awarded The George Medal are here.......

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Thom
    as_Alderson

    "Lieutenant Marshall R.N" is Charles Marshall. "Lieutenant Commander Sinclair" is William Sinclair. Both men were awarded the Distinguished Service Cross (DSC).

    "Marshall aboard his ship" - his ship is HMS Teviot Bank (sometimes spelt Teviotbank).

    jamied 20th May 2012
  • Thanks!

    British Pathé 13th Aug 2012

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