Old French General awards medal to wounded soldier.
World War One - ceremony for decorations at army hospital, France.
Old French general in stands in middle of courtyard, small crowd of civilians watching. The General kneels by a wounded soldier lying on a stretcher and pins a medal on the man's jacket while nurses, other recuperating soldiers and civilians in background watch. Medicine;
Note: according to American cataloguer French titles name the General as Bossuet, information from film prep. is that General is called Jeanhais Chamouin.