Two Legion d’Honneur medals were presented by the Lord-Lieutenant on Wednesday 20th June 2018 at the Quay Arts Centre, Newport.
Bill Shepherd – joined the services in 1941 at the age of 19 and received the medal for his services during the Normandy Landings during World War II.
Kenneth George Morrison (deceased) – The medal was received by Ken’s sister Joyce, as Ken sadly passed away nine months ago. Ken was the youngest of four boys who all went on to serve for over 22 years in the Army. The Legion d’Honnuer medal had been awarded to Ken for his services during the Normandy Landings during World War II.