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  • Short Summary

    Boxer Bombardier Billy Wells in training.

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    Bombardier Billy Wells.

    Location of events unknown.

    Boxer in training. Bombardier Billy Wells practises (he wears a dark leotard workout outfit; which wouldn't be out of place today). Wells training w/ jump rope; as group of other men; in jackets; ties; boaters (hats); stand in BG watching. He crosses arms; etc. does some fancy moves. Exercise.

    Wells throws a ball (medicine ball) to another man;; they throw it back & forth; as hard as they can. Line of the spectator men in BG - sometimes it's just the ball sailing past these men.

    Sports.

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    Film ID:
    1940.14
    Media URN:
    73855
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1915
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:32:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:18:00 / 01:13:50:00
    Canister:
    ON 173 M

Comments (2)

  1. rinty goble says

    The man training is not Billy Wells (my grandfather) he appears to be in the background wearing a v neck cricket sweater.

  2. William Herschel says

    My mother\'s sister married Billy Wells\' brother Albert Wells who was a champion board diver I believe.

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