RECOGNITION FOR VETERANS: MP James Lunney was at The Gardens at Qualicum Beach Wednesday to present resident Canadian veterans of the Second World War with a limited-edition commemorative lapel pin and certificate of recognition. Above

RECOGNITION FOR VETERANS: MP James Lunney was at The Gardens at Qualicum Beach Wednesday to present resident Canadian veterans of the Second World War with a limited-edition commemorative lapel pin and certificate of recognition. Above

Recognition for veterans at The Gardens in Qualicum Beach

MP James Lunney handed out certificates and lapel pins to vets on Wednesday

  • Apr. 16, 2015 6:00 p.m.

RECOGNITION FOR VETERANS: MP James Lunney was at The Gardens at Qualicum Beach Wednesday to present resident Canadian veterans of the Second World War with a limited-edition commemorative lapel pin and certificate of recognition. Above, Lunney presents a certificate to Percy DeWolfe, 99, who is also being knighted this Sunday for his services by the French Consulate. The ceremony Wednesday was part of the Canadian government’s new national tribute to mark the 75th anniversary of Canada’s engagement in the Second World War. The Residents of The Gardens at Qualicum Beach who were honoured are: Ken Archer, George Whitford, Bertram Beaven, Catherine Anne Lacharity on behalf of Victor Lacharty, Peal Teal, George Grande, Jack Coles, Howard Bouey, Alan Fraser, Don Monro, James MacGregor, Edith Martin, Frederick Manson, Murray Phipps and Bill Fawkes.