The memorial portrays a young British soldier blindfolded and tied to a stake, ready to be shot by a firing squad. Modelled on the likeness of 17-year-old Private Herbert Burden, who lied about his age to enlist in the armed forces & later shot for desertion. It is surrounded by a semicircle of stakes, on each of which are listed the names of the soldiers executed in this fashion. It was acknowledged that these men were suffering from post-traumatic stress syndrome & combat stress reaction. In 2007, the Armed Forces Act was passed allowing the soldiers to be pardoned posthumously. Full spectrum Fuji XT-1 with 14mm lens 720nm + ND4 filters.
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