The “Monty Tour”, 1947

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The “Monty Tour”, 1947.


Arthur Cyril Pearce worked for the Public Service Garage and drove dignitaries.  He took this photo of one of his famous passengers Field Marshal Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein.  The “Monty Tour” went from 22-07-1947 to 11-08-1947 and went from Christchurch to Greymouth, Westport, Granity and back to Greymouth and then Christchurch.


Entry in the 2013 Christchurch City Libraries Photo Hunt

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