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FOOTAGE number
AUS1129455
Title
King George V reviews the Australian troops on Salisbury Plain in 1916. He decorates the heroes of the Battle of Pozières.
Description
King George V reviews Australian troops on Salisbury Plain - foot soldiers, mounted cavalry, and bicycle infantry march past. The King decorates the Australian heroes of Pozières in the presence of the Australian High Commissioner.
Date
1916CE
Credit
King George V reviews the Australian troops on Salisbury Plain in 1916. He decorates the heroes of the Battle of Pozières. / Australian War Memorial / Bridgeman Images
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