Civilians and servicemen with medals at Buckingham Palace + shots of sailor heroes at work.
Title reads: "Heroes Honoured".
Buckingham Palace, London.
M/S of servicemen and civilians leaving Buckingham Palace after an investiture. C/U of Mr Thomas Alderson with his wife, he is wearing the George Cross medal. Alderson is the first recipient of the medal. M/S of Lieutenant Charles Marshall R.N. and Lieutenant Commander William Sinclair with their families on the Palace forecourt.
Location of events unknown.
M/S, taken from another ship, of a minelayer in a heavy sea. C/U Lt. Marshall aboard his ship HMS Teviot Bank during a mine laying operation. C/U of a line of mines passing along the deck of the ship on a conveyor belt. C/U Lt. Sinclair aboard the ship checking gauges, he is the chief engineer. Various shots of mines being dropped overboard astern of the ship, camera pans with the mines as they float away.