• Short Summary

    Herbert Morrison presents OBE to man who risked life to fight fire in an explosives factory.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Arms Works Fire Hero Honoured".

    MS of Herbert Morrison, Minister of Supply, sitting at table with ARP (Air Raid Precautions) hero Hugh McClelland.

    CU Hugh McClelland who stayed at his post in explosives factory during fire.

    MS Herbert Morrison speaking about his pride at presenting the OBE to McClelland on behalf of the King.

    MS of the presentation.

    CU OBE medal on lapel.

    MS of McClelland.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1049.04
    Media URN:
    20910
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/06/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:44:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:03:42:00 / 01:04:26:00
    Canister:
    40/51

Comments (1)

  1. Clara Austen says

    I am one of Hugh McLelland\'s 23 grandchildren and can\'t tell you how delighted I am to have had this clip of my maternal grandfather brought to my attention.

    Thank you to British Pathé for preserving these films. They are precious to so many families.

    Thank you so much.



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