Since 2014 the government of France has been awarding their highest medal, the Legion
of Honour to Canadian veterans that participated in the liberation of France in
Many veterans have now received this great honour but many veterans may not even
know it’s available. The Legion of Honour is a very significant official medal that
is equal to the Order of Canada. Living Canadian Veterans who saw service in France
or directly supported the liberation campaign between June 6, 1944 and August 30,
1944 may be eligible.
There is no cost or fee involved. If you would like to apply there is a one page
application form on the website of Veterans Affairs Canada or you can contact me
for help. For more information or assistance with your application please contact
Guy Black, email firstname.lastname@example.org and use the subject, Canadian Veteran or
send me a letter addressed to:
Legion of Honour C/O 515 – 95 Moody Street, Port Moody, BC V3H 0H2.