Grant, John Gildroy [video]

Production date
29 Oct 1919
Civic reception of Victoria Cross winner Lieutenant John Gildroy Grant and Distinguished Conduct Medal winner Sergeant Hill at the Hawera Railway Station and tree planting ceremony at the Water Tower Park in Hawera on 29 October 1919.
VHS copied from a black & white silent film held at Archives New Zealand.
Run time: 2 hours 30 minutes.

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29 Oct 1919
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  Part 1

Welcome home of World War I veterans Lt Grant VC and Sgt Hill DCM at the Hawera Railway station followed by a street parade.

Oak tree planting ceremony at the Water Tower Park, October 1919. Photographic opportunity of Lt Grant; Lt Laurent VC and family members.

VHS. Black and white. Mute. 2½ mins.

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