• Short Summary

    Major David Vivian Currie is first Canadian to receive Victoria Cross for service in Europe.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Holland to London dash for V.C.

    Various shots of Major David Vivian Currie of the 29th Canadian Armoured Reconnaissance Regiment in his tank in Holland. Various shots of him after he has dashed back to Buckingham palace to receive his Victoria Cross, he is Canada's first man to receive it for services in Europe. He shakes hands with a police inspector.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1370.02
    Media URN:
    44861
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    04/12/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:34:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:22:00 / 01:02:56:00
    Canister:
    44/97

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    Details of the actions for which Currie was awarded the Victoria Cross can be found here.....

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dav
    id_Vivian_Currie

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