• Short Summary

    King George presents medals and awards to members of the Armed Forces.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Honours For Heroes".

    London.

    MS. & CUs. of King George VI investing men of the army with medals (Incl. Captain Marcus Ervine-Andrews with VC - Victoria Cross) and also knighting Air Marshall Arthur Barratt, with the Order of the Bath at a ceremony in the grounds of Buckingham Palace which is watched by relatives of the men being honoured.

    MS of men who have been decorated leaving the palace with their families and getting into taxis.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1053.10
    Media URN:
    21024
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    08/08/1940
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:56:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:44:00 / 01:09:40:00
    Canister:
    40/64

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    This investiture took place on 6 August 1940.

    "Captain Ervine Andrews" should read Captain Marcus Ervine-Andrews.

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  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks.

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