• Short Summary

    Footage of war hero Corporal Redmore honoured in home town.

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    L/CPL Redmore. Location of events unknown.

    World War One; honours. War hero Corporal Redmore honoured in village - hometown? CU mayor w/ top hat & medallion; talking; crowd in BG. Mayor shaking hands; talking to older man who may be father of the hero soldier. CU mayor Group of people walk toward camera - mayor walking next to Corp. Redmore. Policemen. Crowd of civilians.

    CU Redmore & others on some platform - old lady draped in fur thing either just pinned something on his jacket or else examined his medal; then shakes hands; Mayor on rt. Looking over street in village; w/ parade approaching - marching band; open automobile w/Redmore; his father?; and officer; then British Army troops; then schoolchildren waving Union Jacks. CU posing on platform. Homecoming. Welcome.

    Note: Researcher indicates that Corporal William John Redmore was in C Company of the 1/6th Gloucesters. After a successful attack on a German trench by a party of 20 of the Gloucesters during a night raid on 25th/26th November 1915, Private Redmore found Corporal Verrier lying in a German trench wounded in the knee. He got him over the parapet and finding all his comrades gone he carried him 700 yards to safety and this won him the DCM and Lance Corporal Stripes.

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    Film ID:
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    Old negatives
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:35:17:00 / 01:36:31:00
    ON 226 L

Comments (4)

  1. Unknown user says

    This is likely, but not certain, to be Private (later Lance Corporal) W J Redmore.

    Redmore was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal (DCM) for the following action (search under Redmore in this piece).....


    The location is likely, but not certain, to be Avonmouth, according to this link here........


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  2. Unknown user says

    The man suddenly starts getting called "Redmond" further down the shots list. Perhaps they should be changed to Redmore? Any more info on your canisters??

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  3. Unknown user says

    Thanks. That's all the information we've got!

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  4. Unknown user says

    It could also be L/Cpl later Temp Sgt Major (WO1) THomas William Henry REDMORE, DCM, Royal Engineers, of Liverpool

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