• Short Summary

    Hero sergeant Gregg is welcomed back to his home town of Heanor.

  • Description

    Titles read: 'Heanor. Sergt Gregg VC DCM MM Welcomed Home'.

    Derbyshire.

    Homecoming parade for war hero Sergeant Gregg (lots of medals). DS parade on rainy day; marching band rounding corner. Pan over large crowd with many umbrellas out. CU Woman and little girl - wife and daughter - sitting next to soldier. Return to family and all. ECU soldier looks right to left.

    World War One; heroes; parades.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1900.14
    Media URN:
    72816
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:37:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:10:43:00 / 01:11:20:00
    Canister:
    ON 103 J

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    The man featured here is William Gregg.

    Details of the actions for which he was awarded the Victoria Cross are here........

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Willia
    m_Gregg_(soldier)

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