Eastbourne Veterans Receive French Honour

Saturday 26th November 2016

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Two Eastbourne veterans have been awarded the Legion D'Honneur.

Fred Manning and Walter 'Joe' Wright have been decorated for the part they played in the liberation of France during the Second World War. Fred served in the Royal Navy on SS Victoria, whilst Joe was a Royal Signaler at Bletchley Park.

Today (26 November), they were the guests of honour at Eastbourne Town Hall to pick up their medals.

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