Parkland heroes honored by Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Medals Featured

Published on Tuesday, 24 January 2023 06:13

Two Parkland WWII heroes were among the many honored at a ceremony marking the presentation of Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medals in Brandon last week.

Shown above are Manitoba’s Premier Heather Stefanson and (extreme right) MLA Rick Wowchuk from the Dauphin riding presenting the Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medals to Mr. Keith Fulford from Swan River (seated) and Mr. Jack Widdicombe from Russell. Both men are 101 years young and are active members of their respective Royal Canadian Legions.

Mr. Fulford’s nephew Keith Fulford was also in attendance. Congratulations also go out to Karen Batson, Connie McKay, Elder Thomas Nepinak, Cam Mateika, Lorna Munro, Bob Cross, Shirley Kalyniuk, and Elder Jim Cote (who was unable to attend) other residents of this riding who were honored as recipients of this prestigious award.

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