Kentucky WWII Veteran to Receive French Legion of Honor

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 · A 95-year-old World War II veteran in Kentucky will be awarded the French Legion of Honor, that country’s highest distinction. The National Order of the Legion of Honor (Légion d’Honneur) medal is seen during a ceremony at Los Angeles National Cemetery Tuesday, Sept. 19, 2017.

SPRING CITY, PA – A former U.S. Army veteran received the French. for the Legion of Honor. The color guard for the ceremony was provided by Norristown Area High School’s JROTC. Featured Events are.

(Photo credit: WKYT)WILMORE, Ky. (AP) – 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 in the liberation of France.

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Retired Lt. Col. William Pollard was awarded the French Legion of Honor during a ceremony at the Kentucky Capitol. Consul General of france guillaume lacroix pinned the medal on Pollard, calling.

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The Legion of Honor is the highest distinction that France can bestow upon those who have achieved remarkable deeds for France. Founded by Napoleon Bonaparte in 1802, the National Order of the Legion of Honor recognizes eminent service to the French Republic. Recipients of this honor are named by decree signed by the President of the Republic.

France honors South Jersey veteran Amedeo Petrongolo of Berlin Borough to receive French Legion of Honor for service to free France in World War II Check out this story on courierpostonline.com: http:.

The Consul General of France in Atlanta, Pascal Le Deunff, will bestow the Legion of Honor upon 15 American World War II veterans from across. recognizes "eminent services to the French Republic.".

 · As the nation marks the 75th anniversary of the D-Day invasion, Perry – among a declining number of World War II veterans – is slated to receive the French Legion of Honor.