It is with great appreciation that the RNZN Communicators’ Association acknowledges that one of its Foundation and Life Members will be recognised by France with the presentation of the ‘Knight of the French Legion of Honor to WWII veterans’. Chief Petty Officer Radio Supervisor is the recipient and will be presented with this medal.
On the occasion of his visit to New Zealand Jean-Marc Todeschini
French Secretary of State for Veterans and Remembrance Attached to the Minister of Defence.
Requests the pleasure of the company of
Mr James Blackburn
To a wreath laying and the presentation of the Medal of
“Knight of the French Legion of Honor” to WWII Veterans and families
at the Auckland War Memorial Museum
– WWI Hall of Memories –
On Thursday 17 November 2016, at 1:45 pm
(the ceremony will start at 2pm)
Well done Jim. Arise Sir Jim.