• Short Summary

    General Noël Édouard, vicomte de Curières de Castelnau presents medal to elderly veteran.

  • Description

    France

    French Army General Noël Édouard, vicomte de Curières de Castelnau gives decoration to elderly veteran at outdoor ceremony, watched by crowd standing in background. General de Castelnau touches man's shoulders with his sword, then pins medal on him & kisses his cheeks. The unidentified veteran already wore several other medals.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2464.04
    Media URN:
    77178
    Group:
    Old negatives
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1914 - 1918
    Sound:
    sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:21:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:08:09:00 / 01:08:30:00
    Canister:
    ON 426 D

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    "Noel de Curisres de Castelnau" should read Noël Édouard, vicomte de Curières de Castelnau.

  2. British Pathé says

    Thanks for the correction.

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