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  • Short Summary

    Stretcher bearers practising for day they will work in action under shell fire.

  • Description

    Stretcher bearers up - practising for the day they will work in action under shell fire - 1916.

    Location of events unknown.

    Stretcher bearers' drill. Opens with RAMC men practising lifting and lowering stretchers while keeping them balanced level. Next an enactment of a rescue. Team of 4 men finds man lying on ground. They unbutton his jacket. Three lift him while kneeling; while 4th brings stretcher. They put the man on the stretcher and carry him off.

    Casualties; wounded; soldiers; first aid. World War One. Medical; military.

    403A

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1860.32
    Media URN:
    71408
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    1916
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:16:00 / 01:37:25:00
    Canister:
    ON 035 B

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