• Short Summary

    Viceroy of India presents VCs to Gurhka soldier Gaje Ghale and to widow of Indian soldier Chhelu Ram.

  • Description

    SLATE INFORMATION: WORLD WIDE ALLIED EFFORT NEARS PEAK

    INDIA:
    GV pan Indian troops lined up for inspection in front of Palace. SV towards Archibald Percival Wavell (Viceroy of India) inspecting troops followed by Field Marshall Claude Auchinleck (Commander-in-Chief of Indian Army). GV pan of crowd watching ceremony. CU Gaje Ghale (Nepalese recipient of Victoria Cross). CU widow of Chhelu Ram (Indian recipient of Victoria Cross). LV Lady Wavell watching. SV Wavell presenting V.C. to widow. SV officers in crowd watching ceremony. SCU Wavell presenting V.C. to Ghale pan down to Ghale shaking hands with Wavell pan up to his salute. SV Widow and Ghale. SV Auchinleck congratulating Ghale by patting him on shoulder. LV Wavell into car.

    Military - Ceremonial; Personalities - Armed Forces; Military - Ceremonial; British Empire; Archibald Percival Wavell, 1st Earl Wavell (1883-1950), Sir Thomas Blamey (1884-1951)
    Background: Viceroy of India presents VCs to Gurhka soldier Gaje Ghale and to widow of Indian soldier Chhelu Ram.

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    Film ID:
    VLVA1O0WRNHBKPQJUHET2KD3FEBZP
    Media URN:
    VLVA1O0WRNHBKPQJUHET2KD3FEBZP
    Group:
    Reuters - British Paramount Newsreel
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    03/02/1944
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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