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Images of Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein as he arrived at Jersey Airport and was introduced to the Lieutenant Bailiff Mr E P Le Masurier, Jurat P N Gallichan, Brigadier R M H Lewis, John du Val, Constable of St Peter, Charles Roche, Airport Controller, Commander J M Keene-Miller, British European Airways, and Major H M Fraser. Monty was visiting the Island for Empire Day celebrations in 1947 [see JWP 24/5/1947 and JEP 26/5/1947 p 1 and 3]. The images were produced from the negatives depicted in Contact Sheet 16 of Red Contact File 20 from the Jersey Evening Post (JEP) Photographic Archive.

Negatives have been scanned at 1200 dpi and can be downloaded as high quality jpg files. The quality of the images is dependent on the condition of the original.




May 23rd 1947 - May 26th 1947


Jersey Weekly Post
Montgomery of Alamein, Lord
Montgomery, Field Marshal
Montgomery, Field Marshal The Viscount of Alamein
Jersey Airport
Coutanche, Sir Alexander Moncrieff, Bailiff of Jersey
Grasett, Sir Arthur Edward, Lieutenant Governor
Le Masurier, E P
Gallichan, P N, Jurat
Harbours and Airport Committee
Lewis, R M H, Brigadier
du Val, John, Constable of St Peter
Roche, Charles
Keene-Miller, J M
British European Airways
Fraser, H M, Major
Benest, H V


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2 35mm negative



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