• Short Summary

    Servicemen, Civil Defence Workers and civilians receive honours at Buckingham Palace.

  • Description

    Title reads: "Heroes all - investiture at Buckingham Palace".

    London.

    Various shots of people entering Buckingham Palace from the forecourt for an investiture. C/U of Corporal Wyllie who received the George Cross. C/U Able Seaman Emslie R.N. who received the George Medal. C/Us of police constables Bass, Douglas, Davison and Johnson of Balham Division who received the George Medal. Johnson is seen with his wife and baby son Roger. Various C/Us of ARP (Air Raid Precautions) Warden Hollingdale, Busman Price, River Firemen Melvin and Muir, Nurse Newman, Nurse Perkins, Miss Bick and Buster Cain, all of whom received the George Medal. Bick and Cain are both teenagers and the youngest holders of the medal.

    Note: to hear Buster Cain tell his story see record for BOY OF 15 WINS THE GEORGE MEDAL in 41/25 (film id 1111.07). AH 2001.

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1117.37
    Media URN:
    38940
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    23/06/1941
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:42:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:50:47:00 / 01:51:29:00
    Canister:
    41/50

Comments (0)

We always welcome comments and more information about our films.
All posts are reactively checked. Libellous and abusive comments are forbidden.

Add your comment