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    Sergeant Jourley V.C. - honoured.

    World War One. Sergeant Cyril Gourley; VC; is honoured with a parade. Shot of marching band approaching. A guy in front is twirling a big pole like a baton. They turn in front of camera. Next; scene in front of arched entry to building. with guards lined up on either side; the Sgt.; a guy in top hat; a lady; etc. stand in front. Next; Sgt. Gourley gets into car; along with an elderly man. CU hero sitting in the back seat of the open car; with a row of young cadets carrying rifles march past behind him; and; in BG a crowd of mostly women & kids of course.

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    Archive
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1918
    Sound:
    sound
    Media URN:
    72486
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Film ID:
    1888.24
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration
    00:00:36:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:33:13:00 / 01:33:49:00
    Canister:
    ON 083 L
    Sort Number:
    ON 083 L
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    Categories
    War & Revolution Historical Figures & Celebrities
  • Stills

    0:01 0:02 0:03 0:04

Comments (3)

  1. jamied says

    Rather than "Jourley", the man seen here is Sergeant Cyril Gourley. Details of the actions for which he was awarded the Victoria Cross are attached here.....

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cy
    ril_Edward_Gourley

  2. British Pathé says

    Many thanks. We've corrected this error.

  3. jamied says

    There's still a "Jourley" needs changing in the top line!

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