• Short Summary

    Pan across cheering crowd in park.

  • Description

    O'Leary VC.

    Location of events unknown - London?

    Pan across enormous crowd of people, nearly all wearing hats, gathered in a park. The people cheer, several waving their hats (civilian and military) and others waving their hands or handkerchiefs.

    The celebrations seen here are in honour of Victoria Cross winner Sergeant Michael O'Leary.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1942.04
    Media URN:
    73907
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:15:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:01:10:00 / 01:01:25:00
    Canister:
    ON 177 D

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The celebrations seen here are in honour of Victoria Cross winner 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

    This event is also featured in clip 1920.47. O'Leary is visible in that clip.

  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks jamied.

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