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Former Master presented with Legion d’honneur

FORMER Master John Dancy was among 21 Second World War veterans from across Cornwall presented the Legion d’honneur by Alain Sibril the French Honorary Counsel at a ceremony in Truro on Thursday 3rd March.

The French Government has been awarding the Légion d’honneur to D-Day veterans to honour and thank those who fought and risked their lives to secure France’s liberation during the Second World War.

The Légion d’honneur was established in 1802 by Napoléon Bonaparte and is France’s highest distinction and awarded in recognition of both military and civilian merit.