• Short Summary

    Three Victoria Crosses and two George Crosses are awarded at Buckingham palace.

  • Description

    Item title reads - Three V.C.'s.

    Buckingham palace, London.

    People stand around in the courtyard of the palace. M/S of civil defence worker Anthony Smith with his George Cross, he shows it to a policeman. M/S of Benjamin Gimbert, an engine driver, with his George Cross. M/S of him with his two daughters. M/S of three men awarded the Victoria Cross. They are Major Sidney of the Grenadier Guards, Company Sergeant-Major Hollis of the Green Howards, and Brigadier Campbell of the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. M/S as they walk along together.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1366.15
    Media URN:
    44779
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    16/10/1944
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:38:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:10:00 / 01:23:48:00
    Canister:
    44/83

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    "Major Sidney" was Major William Sidney.

    "Sergeant Major Hollis" was Stanley Hollis. (His was the only VC awarded for actions on D-Day.

    "Brigadier Campbell" was Lorne Campbell.

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