Kentucky WWII Veteran to Receive French Legion of Honor

A 95-year-old World War II veteran in Kentucky will be awarded the French Legion of Honor, that country’s highest distinction. The Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs says Alvin H. Perry of Wilmore will receive the medal June 6 at the Thomson-Hood Veterans Center in Wilmore for his participation.

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A Kentucky WWII veteran to receive French Legion of Honor. Alvin H. Perry of Wilmore will receive the medal June 6 for his participation in the liberation of France. Barbara Ann Burgdorfer, age 78, of Knox, went home to be with Jesus on Thursday evening, November 29, 2018 at her home following an illness.

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Cincinnati WWII veteran receives French Legion of Honor medal today. July 9: Cincinnati WWII Veteran Jerome Roettgers receives the highest honor France can bestow upon someone who has achieved.

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Alvin Perry, 95, pictured in his Wilmore, Kentucky, veterans home, will receive the French Legion of Honor, that country’s highest distinction, for fighting in the Battle of Normandy.

Retired Lt. Col. William Pollard was awarded the French Legion of Honor during a ceremony at the Kentucky Capitol.

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Jack Baker, a veteran who served with the First united states army during World. his military service during a ceremony in his hometown of Olive Hill, Kentucky, National Order of the Legion of Honour, France's highest order of merit.. "The ones that didn't get back are the ones that deserved it," he said.

Four World War II veterans from our state are being celebrated by the French government with a ceremony in which they’ll receive that country’s highest military honor. France’s top government official.

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The French government on Monday awarded its highest honor to a 100-year-old Kentucky man who fought in World War II. 100-Year-Old WWII Veteran Awarded French Legion of Honor | Retired Lt. Col. William Pollard was awarded the French Legion of Honor during a ceremony at the Kentucky Capitol.