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  • Short Summary

    Sergeant Butler is presented with the Distinguished Conduct Medal in a field.

  • Description

    Sergeant Butler Receives DCM (Distinguished Conduct Medal).

    Location of events unknown - could be France or Belgium?

    C/U of Sergeant Butler posing for the camera, with his medal proudly displayed on his chest.

    M/S of Butler marching across a field, while other soldiers watch in the background and a soldier on a horse stands nearby. Butler stops and turns to face an officer, reading a speech from a piece of paper. The officer pins the medal on Butler's tunic and shakes hands with him. Butler salutes and walks back to his men.

    M/S of officers and soldiers posing with a ram or goat with a long white coat and large horns - probably the squadron mascot.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1882.05
    Media URN:
    72300
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:56:00 / 01:04:05:00
    Canister:
    ON 079 I

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