WW1 VC hero on film
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Private George William Chafer, of Bradford, wins the VC

A World War One soldier who was awarded the Victoria Cross (VC) in an outstanding act of bravery is being commemorated 100 years after the event.

Private George William Chafer, who was born in Bradford, delivered a message under bombardment after the original messenger was knocked unconscious.

He was captured on film by Pathé News in 1916 after the World War One bravery award.

  • 03 Jun 2016