• Short Summary

    Victoria Cross winner; captured enemy trench single-handed.

  • Description

    Private Robert Edward Ryder, VC, Middlesex Regiment, who single-handed stormed and captured and enemy trench - 1916.

    Location of events unknown.

    Shot of group of men; 2 soldiers and about 20 civilians walking up road toward camera; long building; trees in BG. CUs of some of men smiling as they walk past camera.
    Homecoming.

    G 404 A.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1860.35
    Media URN:
    71411
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1916
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:17:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:39:46:00 / 01:40:03:00
    Canister:
    ON 035 E

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    "Private Rider" is an incorrect spelling of this Victoria Cross recipient's name.

    He is actually Robert Edward Ryder. Details of the actions for which he was awarded the VC are here....

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Edward_Ryder

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  2. British Pathé says

    Our apologies - thanks for pointing this out.

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