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  • Short Summary

    Parade in a park to welcome Irish hero Sergeant O'Leary VC to London.

  • Description

    London's Welcome - Sgt O'Leary VC.

    London.

    General view of crowds watching parade go by park - a large banner is held up by people marching by reading 'Welcome to Sergt O'Leary VC, The Irish Hero'. More flags of different nations follow.

    M/S of Sergeant O'Leary posing for the camera with an official-looking man in a top hat, surrounded by others.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1920.47
    Media URN:
    73666
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:26:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:51:56:00 / 01:52:22:00
    Canister:
    ON 139 L

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The man featured here is Sergeant Michael O'Leary.

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

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mich
    ael_John_O'Leary

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  2. jamied says

    More crowd footage of this event is in clip 1942.04.

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