• Short Summary

    Private Cunningham, Victoria Cross medal winner from Hull - on leave at home with his family.

  • Description

    Hull's VC - Private Cunningham enjoys well-earned leave.

    Hull, Humberside

    Shot of the Victoria Cross soldier with his old parents - he poses with them as they sit in chairs in their street - the father is stroking their dog. Then pan across group of people - children, other friends and family, posing with Cunningham - some heads are out of picture. Man steps up & shakes hero's hand. CU soldier in his uniform; looking young and very serious.

    World War One; honours; families.

    G 432 A.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1868.58
    Media URN:
    71900
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    sound
    hd format:
    HD Cam
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:53:17:00 / 01:53:49:00
    Canister:
    ON 052 N

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Private Cunningham" is John Cunningham.

    Details of his Victoria Cross award are here.....

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Cunn
    ingham_(VC_1916)

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