Shots of Liverpool Docker hero, Private William Ratcliffe, Victoria Cross winner. Merseyside.
Liverpool Docker hero; Victoria Cross winner.
MS Private William Ratcliffe ("The Dockers VC") standing and speaking with flags as backdrop; other soldiers; and a woman sit listening. He sits next to young man in priest collar and robes; priest and other soldiers applaud. CU soldiers & priest sitting in row; listening to some other speaker now.
MS crowd of little girls going wild; all waving white handkerchiefs or paper or something; brick wall in background. MS soldier and a couple of men in foreground. Pan across the masses of little girls.
Back to soldiers; priest; woman listening to more speeches. Then back to the children cheering; Ratcliffe and others walk through the crowd of children.