Two hundred and fifty at latest investiture include sailors of Malta and Murmansk convoys. Also?
SLATE INFORMATION: Convoy Heroes At The Palace
ENGLAND: London: Buckingham Palace:
GV of Buckingham Palace, people going in gates / People queuing up waiting to go in gates / Army and Naval officers through gate / Air Force officer in queue / Inside Palace yard people through gate pan to people into the Palace / Queue in Palace yard / people entering Palace / Crowd looking through railings / People coming out of Palace / Commander E. Hinton who receives bar to D.S.O. (escorted supplies to Murmansk), Major Palmer of South African Air Force and Wing Commander Little, of the Royal Air Force / D.F.C. medal pan up to Major Palmer
People walking out through Palace gates, some with umbrellas up / GVs Merle Oberon and Sir Alexander Korda / Matron in Chief, Catherine Jones who receives D.B.E / Lt. Jenkinson, showing his medal to his son (D.F.C.) / Lt. Jones, showing medal to his daughters and wife (M.B.E.) / Capt. Dudley Mason walks towards with his mother. (took tanker 'OHIO' to Malta) / Captain Mason. CU George Gross medal pan up to CU Captain Mason.
Buckingham Palace; Ceremonies - Decorations; Great Britain; World War II (Second World War); Showbiz; Merle Oberon (actress); Sir Alexander Korda (Film Director and producer)
Background: Two hundred and fifty at latest investiture include sailors of Malta and Murmansk convoys. Also includes actress Merle Oberon and film director Alexander Korda who received a knighthood for his contribution to the war effort.