Flying ace Lt. Robinson receives a gift from the children at Cottage Homes in Romford.
The Hero Airman - Victoria Cross flying ace Lieutenant WL Robinson receives presentation gift from children cottage homes at Romford, Essex - 1916.
Opens with shot looking down a long line of little girls; all in white pinafores; black stockings; all waving handkerchiefs in excitement; a woman teacher type walks up the row; and a little dog runs in the same direction. Pan along people standing outside ivy-covered building; mostly adults; with one little girl in hat and gloves and serious look.
CU Hero airman Robinson talking to a few other men. Quick shot of girls of all ages; from the Homes - then pan across group of the boys all cheering and waving their hats. Shot of boys' band playing; pan to their leader; a man playing trumpet while waving a baton in the other hand. Row of adults: old man at table; Robinson next to him; and other ladies and men. Shot of many small boys standing in rows; with a few adults. Robinson chats to a man. M/S of Robinson being driven off in an open car while the children wave and a small dog runs behind them
World War One; home front. Honours; ceremonies. Orphanage; school; institution.
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