• Short Summary

    Two soldiers receive the Victoria Cross in Delhi, one posthumously. India.

  • Description

    Viceroy presents V.C.'s.

    Delhi, India.

    L/S of a crowd seated outside Red Fort New Delhi. Various shots of British and Indian troops on parade. M/S as Lord Archibald Wavell presents the widow of Company Havildar-Major Chhelu Ram with his posthumous Victoria Cross for conspicuous bravery. Her little boy is with her. Jemadar Gaje Ghale of the 5th Royal Gurkha Rifles receives his Victoria Cross. Lord Wavell and V.C.s take salute at march past.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1366.05
    Media URN:
    44769
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    03/02/1944
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:03:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:07:49:00 / 01:08:52:00
    Canister:
    44/10

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    "Cheelu Ram" should read Chhelu Ram.....

    www.victoriacross.org.uk/ggtunisi.htm

    "Gaje Chale" should read Gaje Ghale (5th name down on attached page).......

    www.victoriacross.org.uk/aalivevc.htm#ghale

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  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks!

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