• Short Summary

    Field Marshal Montgomery presents medals to British soldiers in Ghent, Belgium.

  • Description

    Unissued / unused material.

    November 5th, 1944 in Ghent, Belgium.

    Various shots civilian women walking past camera. M/S Union Jack flag, pan to Field Marshal Bernard Montgomery (Monty) getting out of car, he shakes hands with fellow officer. Various shots of Monty presenting medals to British soldiers. Crowd of civilians watch. M/S soldiers marching, pretty girl stands in foreground watching. More shots medal presentation. Soldiers give three cheers. Children lay bouquets of flowers on table.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:06:00 / 01:46:50:00
    UN 970 A

Comments (2)

  1. jamied says

    The footage here is the work of two separate cameramen, "Barney" Barnett and Hugh McCaughey, both of the Canadian Film and Photo Unit.

  2. British Pathé says

    We have been contacted by a family member of someone at this event. It took place on November 5th, 1944 in Ghent, Belgium.

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