Veteran celebrates 100th birthday and receives French Legion of Honour
Second World War veteran Corporal (retired) Ian Wilson was made a Knight (Chevalier) of the Legion of Honour (Légion d’honneur), France’s highest national distinction for merit, on June 15, 2019, at his residence, Deer Lodge Centre, in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Corporal Wilson and his family celebrated his 100th birthday following the presentation, although he didn’t officially reach the century mark until two days later.
Corporal Wilson’s extraordinary wartime story began 75 years ago. Read the rest of the story . . .
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