Detail

Title ID 1194Collection ID124
Title[Lord de L’Isle being awarded the Victoria Cross]
Date[ca. 1950s]
CollectionLord de L'isle
Genre/TypeProfessionalNon-fiction
KeywordsArmed Forces Ceremonies
Location
LocalEngland.
NationalItaly
Credits
ProductionBritish Movietone News
Format16mm Black & White Sound
Duration53sec.
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Summary

A British Movietone newsreel entitled "A Family Habit" showing Major William Sidney being presented with the Victoria Cross for conspicuous gallantry during fighting on the Anzio bridgehead. His father-in-law Field Marshall Lord Gort, who is present in an unofficial capacity, congratulates him after the ceremony.