Lord French presents Military Cross to town of Ypres, Belgium.
World War One honours - Lord French presents the Military Cross to town of Ypres in Belgium.
Opens with title (flash frame). Shot of Lord French in uniform handing a plaque or document and then the medal to an elderly civilian man (possibly Mayor of Ypres?) The mayor holds cushion up to camera, it has the Military Cross pinned to it.
Shot looking down line of soldiers with flags dipped, standing either in wide street or square. Shot of French & other officers - British & Belgian - saluting at graves of fallen soldiers, cross with wreath in foreground.
American cataloguer's note: Lord John French was British Army commander, who was in charge of BEF (British Expeditionary Forces) at start of war.