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  • Short Summary

    Private is Taylor is decorated after surviving no-man's land after being wounded.

  • Description

    No-man's land survivor decorated. Location of events unknown.

    World War one. Honours; heroes. Private J. Taylor is decorated by General Sir Francis Lloyd. Taylor spent 7 weeks in no-man's-lands after being wounded. Shot of 2 officers standing on steps. One steps down; the medal visible in his hand; as Private Taylor; on crutches; steps up; and the officer pins a medal on his uniform; two women stand a couple steps away watching the ceremony. The men shake hands; and back away. CU of Taylor and another man talking. Decorations; heroes; bravery

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    Film ID:
    1888.26
    Media URN:
    72488
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1918
    Sound:
    Mute
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:49:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:34:42:00 / 01:35:31:00
    Canister:
    ON 083 N

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    Further details of Mr Taylor's remarkable story can be found here.....

    http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/cgi-bin/paperspast?a=d&d=CHP19190404.2.21

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