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Amble veteran George Skipper receives Légion d’Honneur (0)

November 9, 2015 •

In a remembrance ceremony at Durham Cathedral, Amble war veteran George Skipper was awarded the Légion d’Honneur, France’s highest military honour, by the French Consul for the North East and Cumbria, Dr Andrew Robinson. The French government are honouring those surviving veterans who helped liberate France during the second world war. 92 year old George, who had taken part […]