Kentucky WWII Veteran to Receive French Legion of Honor

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(Photo credit: WKYT)WILMORE, Ky. (AP) – A 95-year-old World War II veteran in Kentucky will be awarded the French Legion of Honor, that country’s highest distinction. The Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs says Alvin H. Perry of Wilmore will receive the medal June 6 at the Thomson-Hood Veterans Center in Wilmore for his participation in the liberation of France.

100-year-old WWII veteran awarded French Legion of Honor The French government on Monday awarded its highest honor to a 100-year-old Kentucky man who fought in World War II. Guillaume Lacroix, consul.

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along with a WWII Victory Medal. Around 400 foreigners receive the French Legion of Honor each year. The tradition dates back to the 70th anniversary of D-Day in 2014, when France announced it would.

Ky. WWII Vet to Receive French Legion of Honor medal. rita dukes smith, surfky news director Print Email FRANKFORT, Ky. (5/1319) – World War II veteran Alvin H. Perry, 95, of Wilmore, will be.

World War II veteran awarded French Legion of Honor in Byram, Miss. A Kentucky WWII veteran to receive French Legion of Honor – WILMORE, Ky. (AP) – A 95-year-old World War II veteran in Kentucky will be awarded the French Legion of Honor, that country’s highest distinction.

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WILMORE, Ky. (WKYT) – A Kentucky World War II veteran who was wounded in the Battle of Normandy will be awarded France’s highest distinction Friday. Alvin H. Perry, 95, is scheduled to be honored in.

The men helped bring WWII to an end and halt Nazi aggression on the continent and abroad. Before pinning the medals on the lapels of the men, Nicole Hirsh, vice president, American Society of the.

WILMORE, Ky. (AP) – A 95-year-old World War II veteran in Kentucky will be awarded the French Legion of Honor, that country’s highest distinction. The Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs says.

WILMORE, Ky. – A 95-year-old World War II veteran in Kentucky has been awarded the French Legion of Honor, that country’s highest distinction.

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And Friday, the consul general of France for the Midwest region, Guillaume Lacroix, will present Marraccini with France’s highest award, the French Legion of Honor medal. Anyone who fought on French.

A 95-year-old World War II veteran in Kentucky will be awarded the French Legion of Honor, that country’s highest distinction. The Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs says Alvin H. Perry of Wilmore will receive the medal June 6 at the Thomson-Hood Veterans Center in Wilmore for his participation.

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