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  • Short Summary

    Close shot of Corporal Holmes VC surrounded by people.

  • Description

    Corporal Holmes VC - whose splendid appeals bring many recruits.

    Location of events unknown.

    Very brief shot - CU of soldier looking serious; surrounded by people - most civilian; woman next to him.

    Decorations. World War One. Honours.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1938.23
    Media URN:
    81063
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:12:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:49:00 / 01:40:01:00
    Canister:
    ON 171 M

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The man seen here is Lance Corporal (later Captain) Frederick Holmes.

    Details of the actions for which he was awarded the Victoria Cross are attached here.....

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frederick_W
    illiam_Holmes

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