STK-ID 28250

Victoria Cross recipients: CUs of Lieutenant-Colonel Cyrus Wesley Peck; Sergeant W Merrifield, 4th Battalion; Corporal WH Metcalfe, 16th Battalion. MS of men posing for camera and walking past camera on garden alleys. Sequence on men of the 3rd Infantry Battalion lining up for pay parade at Aldershot Base, officers seated at table, controlling lists, soldiers singing lists. Sequence on cavalry unit checking equipment, rubbing down horses, including MS of blacksmith shoeing horse. MCS of group of officers milling about after posing for camera. CS PAN of same officers posing formally. Training sequence showing soldiers doing gymnastics, marching, wearing gas masks while playing ball game, laying telephone wire and wire entanglements as officer supervises. MS of cook preparing soup in buckets near food wagon. CU of officer giggling while tasting soup (all shots of 3rd Battalion same as NFB1910-FG-101).


Excerpt from
World War One
England, France
National Film Board
Available formats
Digital Bétacam, Reel 35 mm, Digital Video Disk, HDCAM SR
Shooting format
35mm fine grain b&w, 35mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486, 1920 x 1080