Altrincham, Greater Manchester, Cheshire.
LV. Moss Place, Altrincham (first 7 for super.) SV. Decorated home of Mrs Hannah Houghton.
SV. Mrs. Houghton washing up, watched by a neighbour Mrs. Aldred. Mrs Houghton is mother of Victoria Cross (VC gallantry medal) winner, Private William...
News in a Nutshell includes - guests at the Coronation, several ships run aground, and President Roosevelt receiving Governor General of Canada, Lord Tweedsmuir.
Events of the year 1940.
Mrs McCudden, mother of famous V.C. Airmen, poses for the camera.
Major Courtney, Lieutenant Gidden and Commander Ryder receive honours at Buckingham Palace.
Sir A. Holbrook, M.P. is congratulated on his election success by his family and friends.
Material relating to newsreel story "V.C.'s Mother Hears News of Award To Her Son" - 52/2
Pathe News reviews 1956 - a year of turmoil.